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Political Clashes at a Washington, DC, Church

While churches are primarily a place of worship and prayer, they can also be important historical locations. When events occur at a historic church, they have the potential to become all the more notable. Earlier this sp ...

Category: Freedom Politics Religion Citizens Rights

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The Supreme Court’s Ruling on LGBTQ Rights and What it Means for Religious Conservatives

The past few months have brought about massive changes to the lives of American citizens. In the midst of big questions about how best to handle COVID-19 outbreaks, a wide variety of human rights issues have also been br ...

Category: Human Rights Politics Political and Religious Controversy

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Military Funerals Continue To Be Impacted by COVID-19

While many areas are starting to slowly open back up in the United States, there are still restrictions on groups over a certain size. These restrictions have caused a lot of things to be put on hold, including sensitive ...

Category: Ceremonies Funerals

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Study: Nearly Half of Americans Think the Bible Should Influence U.S. Law

A Pew Research study found that 49% of Americans believe that the Christian Bible should have at least some impact on American laws and over a quarter believe it should have "a great deal" of influence.

Category: Politics Religion

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Pastor Challenges Americans to Donate Stimulus Checks to Evangelicals

Evangelical Pastor Tony Spell challenged Americans to donate their stimulus checks to evangelical groups instead of paying their bills, prompting many to accuse him of promoting a corrupt "prosperity gospel" message. 

Category: Aid Political and Religious Controversy

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Pro-Life Activists Allowed to Hold Protests Despite Coronavirus Restrictions

Pro-life protestors can continue to protest in Michigan during the state's stay-at-home order after Governor Gretchen Whitmer clairifies what activities are prohibited during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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Religious Freedom to Harm?

We are saddened to hear yet another story of a stubborn pastor putting his congregation and his entire community at a heightened and unnecessary risk of contracting and transmitting coronavirus. This time around it’s F ...

Category: Morality Religion Science

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U.S. Churches Ignore Stay-at-Home Orders Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

In 1802, Thomas Jefferson created the phrase “separation of church and state” in a letter addressed to Danbury Baptist Association in Connecticut. Though the first amendment does not use this phrase, Mr. Jefferson em ...

Category: Health and Wellness Morality Politics Religion

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Florida Pastor Arrested for Defying County's Stay-At-Home Order During Coronavirus

Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was charged with two misdemeanors after disregarding a county stay-at-home order and continuing to hold services in his megachurch while coronavirus cases increase in Florida.

Category: Freedom of Religion

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The Divine Plan: Reagan, John Paul II, and Their Idea To Bring Down Soviet Communism

You may have missed it, but an intriguing and thought-provoking new documentary movie played in theaters for one night only on November 6, 2019. Entitled “The Divine Plan: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Drama ...

Category: End of the World Politics

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