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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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Office Depot refuses to print Planned Parenthood protest material over the word ‘prayer’

Thomas More Society has sent a demand letter to Office Depot, challenging the company’s refusal to print religious flyers for customer Maria Goldstein at its Schaumburg, IL location as discrimination and a More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Pennsylvania school teachers being trained on Islamic culture, visting mosques

A group of 50 Pennsylvania public school teachers recently attended a training on Islamic culture and religion with the district’s superintendent and visited a mosque to better accommodate Muslim students More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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Colorado school reverses ban on student prayer during their ‘free time’

A Colorado school district has dropped its ban on student religious discussion and expression during free time. In light of the change, Alliance Defending Freedom and the district’s attorneys have agreed to end More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Scott Walker still under attack, Scott Baio counters with endorsement

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has separated himself from a ton of rumored GOP candidates for a 2016 Presidential run and has drawn the ire from leftists, this time from Mother Jones on the environment. Conservatives 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 Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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UK lawsuit: Christian nurse Victoria Wasteney suspended after praying for Muslim co-worker

A Christian nurse says the NHS made her look like a “religious nutcase” after she prayed with a Muslim co-worker and was suspended. Victoria Wasteney, 37, was suspended for alleged bullying and harassment after More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Duke University cancels plans to sound Muslim call to prayer after outcry

A Muslim call to prayer would echo from the Duke University’s historic chapel tower, but an outcrry from the public and Christians have been noted as the reason for the school to change course Thursday. Muslims More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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North Carolina: Forsyth County can resume prayers after Supreme Court ruling

A federal district court lifted its order against the prayer policy of Forsyth County, N.C., Thursday in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision affirming prayer before public meetings in Town of Greece v. More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Franklin Graham condemns Musim prayer service at National Cathedral

The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. hosted its first Muslim prayer service last week and Evangelist Franklin Graham joined the outcry from critics, condemning the move.   “It’s sad to see a church More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Colorado student, Chase Windebank, sues school for banning student prayer, singing

A Colorado high school student moved ahead with a lawsuit against his high school after the Colorado Springs school officials banned him and other students from student led prayer, singing and discussion during More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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University of Tennessee refuses to ban prayer before football games

The University of Tennessee is standing against the threats of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, saying they will not ban prayer before football games. Thousands of UT fans at Neyland Stadium stand and observe More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Coach Gary Weiss says school district fired him for not stopping team prayers

An Arizona public school football coach says the district threatened him to stop praying before and after games and later terminated his employment for now suppressing the kids’ prayer time. Gary Weiss told More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Florida school replaces chaplains with ‘life coaches’ after threat of lawsuit

Orange County Public Schools in Florida have changed a longstanding tradition of allowing local pastors to volunteer their time as high school football chaplains. The religious leaders have now been replaced by More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Threat of Freedom from Religion lawsuits ends praying in public discount at diner

The North Carolina diner that gave customers who prayed publicly before meals a discount will no longer be offering the promotion. Mary’s Gourmet Diner reportedly received a letter threatening legal action from More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Georgia mall stops women from praying, no prayer at the Food Court either

Several women in Dublin Georgia were recently prevented from praying before a power walk around the local mall. The security guard and mall manager confirmed it was “against the mall’s policy” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Supreme Court rules to protect prayer at government meetings

Supreme Court ruled Monday that legislative bodies such as city councils can begin their meetings with prayer, even if it plainly favors a specific religion. The court ruled 5 to 4 that Christian prayers said before More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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New survey: generic public prayer is okay, Jesus Christ is the problem

While the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of prayer at public meetings, a new survey finds U.S. voters clearly favor prayer – as long as the public prayer is generic and not specifically More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Alabama bill would require schools to start day by reading congressional prayer

A Republican lawmaker has recently proposed a bill that would require Alabama schools to begin each day with prayer. Taken from the opening prayers of Congress, the bill’s sponsor, Steve Hurst, says 15 minutes More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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Virginia bill protecting student prayer in school moves ahead after Senate vote

Virginia moved one step closer to passing a bill meant to protect student prayer in public schools, as the measure has passed the upper house of the state legislature. In a close vote, the Virginia Senate approved More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 21st, 2013
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Pennsylvania school moves to block prayer for Veterans Day celebration, American Legion says they won’t come

American Legion Post 311 in Hawley, Pennsylvania is taking a stand: If reciting poems, veterans day quotes along with prayer by its chaplain, is not allowed for a school’s Veterans Day celebration, Legion members More...


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