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May 23, 2018, 7:03 AM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced that they are launching an investigation into allegations that a Texas abortionist killed babies born alive by snipping their spines.
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May 23, 2018, 7:01 AM
A Christian parent in West Virginia has voiced outrage after his seventh-grade daughter brought home a packet from her social studies class this week that includes a page asking students to practice writing the Islamic declaration of faith in Arabic calligraphy.
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May 23, 2018, 6:58 AM
An Oregon high school is being sued for refusing to let a student wear a pro-Trump border wall T-shirt to class.
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May 22, 2018, 10:08 AM
The Boy Scouts have decided to accept people who identify as gay and lesbian among their ranks. And girls are welcome now, too, into the iconic organization, which has renamed itself Scouts BSA. So what’s next? A mandate that condoms be made available to “all participants” of its global gathering.
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May 22, 2018, 10:07 AM
Tufts University is offering a course this fall examining “queer spatial aesthetics” and “queer world-making” in places like “bathhouses, nightclubs, [and] cruising grounds.”
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May 22, 2018, 10:05 AM
Eight former gays and lesbians who are residents of California have released a video resisting pending state legislation banning therapy for individuals with unwanted same-sex attraction, arguing their state government considers them frauds.
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May 19, 2018, 1:13 PM
There have been 371 school shootings, resulting in 498 deaths, since the Supreme Court banned prayer in 1962.
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May 18, 2018, 4:13 PM
NBC has canceled “Rise” after critics accused the show of being anti-Christian and going out of its way to squeeze in liberal talking points.
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May 18, 2018, 4:05 PM
NBC has canceled “Rise” after critics accused the show of being anti-Christian and going out of its way to squeeze in liberal talking points.
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May 18, 2018, 4:00 PM
More regulation was necessary, it said because one of the major reasons for the most recent economic crisis was “the immoral behavior of agents in the financial world,” an apparent reference to the subprime mortgage scandal in the United States.
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May 18, 2018, 3:55 PM
Google has built a multibillion-dollar business out of knowing everything about its users. Now, a video produced within Google and obtained by The Verge offers a stunningly ambitious and unsettling look at how some at the company envision using that information in the future.
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May 17, 2018, 8:42 AM
A radical change is taking place in America’s beloved, century-old 4-H youth organization – one that promises to create a schism as deep and damaging as the one endured by another beloved, century-old youth organization, the Boy Scouts, which many have recently declared “dead.”
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May 17, 2018, 8:41 AM
A Christian mother who was offered a lethal dose of suicide pills as alternative treatment for her terminal cancer a week after California's physician-assisted suicide law went into effect almost two years ago, celebrated on Tuesday when a state judge overturned the law calling it unconstitutional.
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May 17, 2018, 8:30 AM
Let down by an open referendum, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) at Florida State University are lauding a 15-member committee for recommending the removal of a historical statue from campus.
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May 15, 2018, 10:36 AM
The Donald Trump administration has altered another Obama-era policy on transgender discrimination, this time changing guidelines that seemingly make it harder for inmates to be placed in federal prisons that correspond with their "gender identity," not biological sex.
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May 15, 2018, 10:35 AM
Senate candidate Mitt Romney of Utah says a prominent Baptist minister shouldn't have been tapped to give the prayer that opened the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem because he's a "religious bigot."
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May 15, 2018, 10:27 AM
A Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday that kicking a Trump supporter out of a bar does not violate the law — because the law does not protect against political discrimination.
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May 14, 2018, 9:35 AM
A plan pending in the California legislature that promoters say is necessary so people with same-sex inclinations don’t hear messages challenging them has now gotten the attention of Gov. Mike Huckabee.
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May 14, 2018, 9:29 AM
The Public Religion Research Institute has released findings from its largest ever survey of Americans religious and denominational affiliations, reporting that white evangelicals continue to decline as a share of the total population.
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May 14, 2018, 9:25 AM
The California Assembly discussed Thursday a bill that would replace Abraham Lincoln or George Washington’s birthday with International Socialist Workers’ Day as a paid holiday.