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Positive, guarded praise for Trump’s Supreme Court pick of Gorsuch

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 31, 2017 – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. During his televised announcement, the president said he had made his list of candidates know for months while still a candidate for president. He praised Gorsuch, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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Ministries push for stronger U.S. support for Israel

By   /  January 27, 2017  /  Featured, International, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 27, 2017 – Several ministries in the United States are encouraged by President Donald Trump’s support for Israel, including plans for the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump recently declared that the strained relationship between the two nations has been repaired since he became president, according to […]

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Opposition to Judge Pryor for Supreme Court mounting among evangelicals

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 26, 2017 – Opposition against Judge William Pryor Jr. being nominated by President Donald Trump to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia is mounting among evangelicals. Pryor, a justice on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, has had “several alarming rulings,” the Personhood Alliance said in a bulletin to supporters under […]

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Annual Memorial “Die-In” Coming to the White House Jan. 27

By   /  January 24, 2017  /  Events, Featured, International, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 24, 2017 – A group of young activists are expected to “die” in front of the White House this Friday to “hold President Donald Trump accountable” to his promise to defund Planned Parenthood, the country’s largest abortion provider. The group, CEC For Life, an outreach of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, is […]

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Arizona church raising funds to stop abortion

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

TEMPE, Ariz. (WordNews.org) Jan. 3, 2017 — Apologia Church is on a mission—to stop abortion in the United States. The Tempe, Arizona church has raised more than $200,000 in its “End Abortion Now” campaign. Led by Pastor Jeff Durbin and Pastor Luke Pierson, the effort has received support from individuals, churches and organizations across the country […]

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Gay Activists Plan Visits to Christian Colleges for “Beyond Equality Ride”

By   /  March 9, 2016  /  Education, Events, Featured, Politics  /  No Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WordNews.org) March 9, 2016 — A dozen gay activists announced in a press release plans to visit religious colleges to challenge what they believe are the schools’ “anti-LGBTQI policies and empower youth in the South to tackle fundamentalists Christian beliefs about race, sexuality and gender.” The 12 are dubbing their two-week effort the […]

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CPAC’s conservative credentials questioned

By   /  March 7, 2016  /  Featured, Politics, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) March 7, 2016 –The Conservative Political Action Conference has wrapped up, selecting via straw poll Sen. Ted Cruz as its pick for the GOP presidential nomination. But one group is challenging just how conservative CPAC is. The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property issued a press release with […]

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Is shutting down the U.S. government ‘Unbiblical?’

By   /  October 5, 2013  /  Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Oct. 5, 2013 – There has been a range of responses to the government shutdown from a variety of religious organizations, with one group even calling the shutdown unbiblical. Institute on Religion and Democracy noted responses ranged from temperate from “oldline” Protestant groups to the declaration for the socially liberal Sojourners’ Jim […]

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