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By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Baptist group joins cry for Muslim women to be allowed to wear hijab at work

In a case heard at the U.S. Supreme Court today, a diverse coalition is standing up for workplace religious freedom, noting that employers have a duty to reasonably accommodate the religion of employees and avoid More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Angela Davis encourages college students to fight for Communist ideas

A former Communist Party USA member, Angela Davis, pleaded with Michigan college students to “stand up for access to good, organic non-GMO food” and then called for support of many Communist platforms: More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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FCC to clear ‘Net Neutrality’ with vote, then ‘everyone’ can read it

The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a proposal today, Feb. 26, that effectively prevents Internet companies from prioritizing some Internet traffic over others. Supporters, including More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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George Zimmerman free from federal civil rights lawsuit, ‘not enough evidence’

The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it found “insufficient evidence” to bring criminal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the Hispanic man previously cleared by a Florida court in More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Washington florist Barronelle Stutzman may lose home, savings after gay wedding court loss

A state judge ruled Wednesday that Washington floral artist and grandmother Barronelle Stutzman must provide full support for wedding ceremonies that are contrary to her faith – a decision at odds with the views More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Palestinian leadership battles in federal court over victims’ lawsuits

Lawyers for the Palestinian Authority said Thursday in a New York court that it should not be held responsible for “crazy and terrible” attacks committed in Israel, as it fights a lawsuit seeking billions More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Bobby Brewer on Little League World Series cheaters: the kids lose

While Jesse Jackson leads a charge of racism, the dishonest organizers of Chicago’s Jackie Robinson Little League team  illegally recruited players and has been stripped of its U.S. Title. 2001 Apopka coach, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Faith leadership joins in coalition to ask Congress to oppose ‘Trade Injustice’

As religious bodies and faith-based organizations, we write today to ask you to oppose fast track trade promotion authority for any trade agreement currently being negotiated. Now is the time for Congress to ensure More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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MSNBC’s Ed Schultz calls for ‘ground troops’ against ISIS

After a “weekend of terror around the globe,” MSNBC’s Ed Schultz stated that it’s time for the United States to consider putting troops on the ground for this “religious war” with the Islamic State. On More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Justice Fellowship backs Sen Mike Lee, Dick Durbin bill on ‘Smarter’ sentencing

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Smarter Sentencing Act, which will advance more proportionate sentencing for non-violent federal drug offenses. The current federal prison system’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Tom Brokaw warned that Brian Williams was a ‘liar’

Brian Williams may have finally come clean about “fishing tale” of coming under fire while aboard an Army helicopter during the 2003 Iraq invasion and other hyperbolic stories over the year, but it More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Congress demands answers in Army Chaplain Joe Lawhorn religious freedom case

Twenty-four senators and U.S. representatives have written a letter to Army Secretary John McHugh about a chaplain disciplined for giving spiritual guidance as part of a suicide prevention briefing to Army Rangers More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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AARP examines new pew survey on prayer, why is there disappointment

In the February/March issue of AARP The Magazine, an article discusses recent Pew stats that highlight interesting tidbits about the praying habits of everyday Americans. Highlights include: Praying Habits Increase More...

By Brian Cole On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Brian Williams suspended, Americans’ distrust of media worsens

Following Tuesday evening’s announcement of Brian Williams’ six-month suspension from NBC Nightly News, due to Williams’ either “misrembering” the events or simply misleading viewers about More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Pentagon reveals new railgun technology

The Navy’s latest weapon is an electromagnetic “railgun” designed to fire projectiles fast and far without using gunpowder as a propellant, the Washington Post reports. Unveiled at a Navy expo More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Home Depot adding 80K workers

Home Depot, the home improvement retailer said Tuesday that it has started hiring 80,000 part-time and seasonal workers ahead of its busiest time of the year. The big box retail chain says it expects a surge in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Senate Democrats may force government shutdown over DHS, amnesty battle

For the second consecutive day, Senate Democrats blocked their Republican colleagues from bringing a bill to the floor to fund the Department of Homeland Security, which has become the epicenter of disagreement More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Alabama judge leads battle against Supreme Court over gay marriage

The Supreme Court on Monday morning effectively legalized same-sex marriage in Alabama, by rejecting Alabama’s request to delay a court order that found against the state’s same-sex marriage laws. This decision More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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2015 Grammy Awards: Brooke Axtell exposes human trafficking during Katy Perry intro

Over 25 years after being trafficked, Brooke Axtell stood before millions at the Grammy Awards to introduce Katy Perry’s rendition of “By the Grace of God.” “Authentic love does not devalue another human More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Judge rules Sweet Cakes guilty in ‘gay cake’ lawsuit

Bakery owners Aaron and Melissa Klein have been found guilty of discrimination, a case that began in 2013 when the couple denied an order to make a cake for a lesbian couple. An Oregon administrative law judge ruled More...

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