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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Ohio school stops ‘pronoun consequences’ on 6th grader after disagreement over transgender rules

A sixth-grade male student (“John Doe”) was punished by an assistant principal in an Ohio school district for using the male pronoun “he” in reference to a male student(“Boy A”) and for respectfully More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Court rules Lehigh County seal with cross can stay, doesn’t violate the first amendment

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the official seal of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania can remain on government property, despite efforts from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) to have it More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Maryland same-sex, transgender counseling ban heads to court

Liberty Counsel is in federal district court today seeking a preliminary and permanent injunction against Maryland’s law which prohibits minors from receiving voluntary counseling from licensed professionals More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Travelling to Israel: What to Know Before you go

Are you planning to visit Israel for vacation or work? If you are, then you are in for an incredible time. However, that’s not guaranteed, because it can all turn left if you do not prepare adequately.  Israel More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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China silent on Qin Derfu’s detention as wife Xiao Hongliu seeks answers

After her husband was arrested in the December 9th crackdown last year, the wife of a detained Christian from Sichuan’s Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) has been longing to hear about the update of her husband’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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China Continues to Prevent Pastor Wang Yi from Meeting His Lawyer

Imprisoned Pastor Wang Yi from Sichuan’s Early Rain Covenant Church (ERCC) still has not been able to meet his lawyer, thanks to the Chinese government’s deliberate delays and obstruction. In the notice issued More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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New study points to more dangerous side effects from abortion drugs

 A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience provides additional evidence of the harmful biological and behavioral effects of drug-induced abortion. Forsaken: Women from Tauton Talk about More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Myanmar’s highest Buddhist body censors monks, declares group illegal

The government-appointed council, Myanmar’s highest Buddhist body declared a hardline monk organization an illegal association and ordered the nationwide removal of all its signage, three weeks after their leader, More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Pastor Jin Mingri seeking prayer and help over Chinese travel ban on daughter Grace Jin

Pastor Jin Mingri (Ezra) from the now banned Beijing Zion Church sent out another prayer request letter on July 27, calling the Chinese government to allow his daughter to return to the States as her law school More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Iranian Christian women Mahrokh Kanbari get one year in prison over ‘propaganda’ charge

A 65-year-old Iranian woman named Mahrokh Kanbari was sentenced to a year in prison after being charged with “propaganda against the system.” She was originally arrested before Christmas on the charge of “acting More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Gov Kate Brown signs Oregon euthanasia bill, ends waiting period

Oregon Governor Kate Brown agreed to expand the assisted suicide law by signing Bill SB 0579 into law. This bill, essentially, eliminates the 15 day waiting period to die by assisted suicide, a safeguard that was More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Iran refuses state attorney for Christians arrested in Rasht, sent to Evin Prison

Last year, Iran’s judiciary released a list of 20 state approved lawyers who would exclusively take on cases involving national security charges. Five Iranian Christians had their court hearing aborted on July More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Pakistan denies Peter Jacob’s claim that 70 killed over blasphemy charges

In an interview with the Catholic News Service (CNS), Peter Jacob, the Executive Director of the Center for Social Justice in Pakistan, claimed that 70 people have been killed as a result of blasphemy accusations More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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North Korea executes Christians over the gospel, says defector Illyong Ju

At the State Department’s religious freedom ministerial last week, a North Korean defector shared what it’s like to live as a Christian in North Korea, telling President Donald Trump and about the execution More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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India: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi attacked over denial of lynchings

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, India’s Minister for Minority Affairs and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), recently claimed that the majority of mob lynchings reported in India were “concocted and fake.” More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Philippines church reopens in the wake of deadly suicide bombing, Jonathan Luciano says it’s ‘inspiring’

A cathedral targeted in a suicide bombing attack in southern Philippines that killed 20 people and injured over 100 people has opened its doors, six months after the tragedy. Christian Today reports that last week, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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House rejects BDS showing support for Israel, Thomas Massie shocks with opposition

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved 398-17 a bipartisan resolution opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement which calls for a worldwide boycott of Israel. photo Ron More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Florida church sues Sarasota County over $10K fees to start Christian school for at-risk kids

A federal lawsuit that Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed on behalf of a Sarasota County church and religious school has prompted the county to reverse course and approve the church’s use of its property More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Ilhan Omar likens her anti-Semitic BDS boycott to Nazis, the holocaust, war with Japan

Under fire from U.S. President Trump and ahead of a newly-announced trip to Israel and the West Bank, Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has introduced a resolution championing “the right to participate in boycotts More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Chinese pastor John Cao appeal will be a ‘trial session on paper only’

On July 12, the lawyers of jailed Chinese pastor John Cao, received a notice from the Pu’er Court in Yunnan province stating that Cao’s appeal would be handled via a “trial session on paper only” instead More...


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