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Ben Carson on Political Correctness

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Ben Carson has come under intense scrutiny this week after he revealed over the weekend he does not think a Muslim should be president. He feels a Muslim’s beliefs would interfere with what the Constitution stands for. As you might … Continue reading

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Muslim Woman Suspended for Refusing to Serve Alcohol

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A Muslim woman who works as a flight attendant was recently suspended from her job for refusing to serve alcohol to passengers. As of right now, Charee Stanley has been put on unpaid leave for one year. She has worked … Continue reading

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Woman Wins Battle to Have Tubes Tied at Catholic Hospital

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Starting a family is something many people would like to do after they get married. Some people know exactly how many children they want from the beginning. Some aren’t so sure and decide to just wait and see what happens. … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Russian Church?

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In the years following the fall of the Soviet Empire, when Russians were free to embrace religion for the first time in decades, social experts noted that many in the country embraced organized religion in much the same fashion that … Continue reading

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Religious Leaders Speak on the Awful Costs of War and Poverty

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Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georgetown University … Continue reading

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The Unreligion

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Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist movements call for a renewed focus on good … Continue reading

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Commission Monitors World Religious Freedom Except at Home

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Among the many groups observing and reporting on religious freedom globally, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) monitors conditions in countries of the world, except at home in the U.S. Created in 1998 by the federal International … Continue reading

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Former President Jimmy Carter Stands Strong for Equality

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A former president had to resign from his faith organization after decades of membership, over a disagreement on the group’s views of women. Wage inequality that persists between women and men in the American workforce, and other mistreatment of women … Continue reading

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