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Trump winning praise from ministries for rescinding Obama’s transgender directive

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Feb. 23, 2017 – President Donald Trump revoked former President Barack Obama’s directive that sought to a impose sweeping guidelines to all states, allowing students to use bathrooms, locker rooms and sleeping quarters on overnight trips according to their “gender identity” rather than their biological sex. The directive had Christians and others […]

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Trump upholds Obama’s ‘bad’ LGBT executive order, law group says

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Feb. 1, 2017 – President Donald Trump received mixed grades from evangelicals yesterday: Mostly an A+ for his selection of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court and an F for his decision to keep in place former President Barack Obama’s executive order “imposing the LGBTQ agenda on federal contractors,” as […]

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Good News Club wins right to distribute promotional material

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law  /  No Comments

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (WordNews.org) Jan. 23, 2017 – Cascade School District reversed its directive that would have prevented Child Evangelism Fellowship from distributing promotion materials about its after-school Good News Club after lawyers from Liberty Counsel contacted the school about the directive being unconstitutional. A parent had complained to the school district that the Good News […]

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Liberty Counsel offers to defend members of Armed Forces charged with proselytizing

By   /  May 6, 2013  /  Featured  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) May 6, 2013 — Liberty Counsel, a Christian law firm, says it will defend pro bono any members of the Armed Forces that are charged under the Pentagon’s new “proselytizing” policy. In a statement released last week, President Obama’s Pentagon said, “Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense . […]

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Christian legal group Liberty Council wins National Day of Prayer event battle in Miami

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  Featured, Law  /  1 Comment

NORTH MIAMI, Florida (WordNews.org) April 26, 2013 – North Miami’s city council plans to furnish a sound truck, event and staff for free at a national Day of Prayer event after all. The council initially voted 4-1 in support of providing the equipment and staff when it received what Liberty Counsel called a “threatening, inaccurate […]

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Fed judges’ rulings send mixed messages about gay conversion therapy

By   /  December 5, 2012  /  Law  /  No Comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (WordNews.org) Dec. 5, 2012 – In federal court yesterday Judge Kimberly J. Mueller refused to block SB 1172, California’s change therapy law. The law bans any counseling to diminish or eliminate same-sex sexual attractions as of Jan. 1, 2013, essentially dismissing the idea that the law raises any First Amendment issues.  Senior U.S. […]

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Church leaders urged to be active in voter registration

By   /  September 21, 2012  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics  /  1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Sept. 21, 2012 – A pastor asks all those in the congregation who are voting age to stand. He follows up by asking those who are registered to sit down. Quickly, ushers come down the aisle to pass voter registration forms to those still standing. It’s an example Liberty Counsel shares with […]

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World Trade Center relic cross subject of lawsuit

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  Featured  /  No Comments

NEW YORK (WordNews.org) Sept. 11, 2012 – Eleven years after terrorists brought down the World Trade Center, the 17-foot, relic cross found in the midst of the rubble at ground zero is the center of a lawsuit filed by the American Atheists Foundation. Liberty Counsel says the suit complains of unequal representation. The cross was […]

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