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By The Dispatch On Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Steven Wiggins Charged with carjacking resulting in the death of Sergeant Daniel Baker

A federal grand jury sitting in Nashville yesterday, returned a four-count indictment charging Steven J. Wiggins, 32, of Dickson, Tennessee with federal carjacking and firearms violations which resulted in the death More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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Shawn Burkhalter and Joshua Nesbitt Charged in Witness Tampering, Murder, Drug Trafficking

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri has filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against two men previously charged in two area murders. Shawn Burkhalter, also known as “Deuce,” More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Asia Bibi reunites with family in Canada, free from years in Pakistani prison

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi was acquitted on charges of blasphemy that kept her on death row for eight years, but she was effectively trapped in Pakistan—until now. Asia Bibi, sentenced to death in Pakistan Fox More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Cameron Todd Willingham biopic ‘Trial by Fire’ heads to theaters on May 17

Cameron Todd Willingham is a convicted felon, executed for murdering his three young children by arson at the family home in Corsicana, Texas, on December 23, 1991. Since Willingham’s 2004 execution, significant More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Pakistan: Christian brothers, Qasir and Amoon, sentenced to death under blasphemy laws after website posts

Pakistani Christian brothers Qasir and Amoon have been sentenced to death after being accused of blasphemy. The court of Mr. Javed Iqbal Bosal Additional Sessions Judge of Talagang District Jhelum. photo Kauhajoki.vaakuna.svg The More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Asheville Man, Derek Pendergraft Charged with First Degree Murder and Sexual Abuse

A superseding criminal bill of indictment was returned on December 4, 2018, by a federal grand jury, charging Derek Shawn Pendergraft, 21, of Asheville, N.C., with one count of first degree murder and two counts More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Will the UN speak up for Asia Bibi?

The front page of the United Nations’ website  features an article entitled, “French full-body veil ban, violated women’s freedom of religion: UN Human Rights Committee.” In 2012, two French Muslim women More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Illegal cop killer Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes mocks the court, ‘I’m going to kill more cops soon’

A California illegal immigrant mocked the court after found guilty of murder two deputies in 2014 and threatened “to kill more cops soon” as he was taken away. Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes, 37, was found More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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St Louis University: Crosses honoring aborted babies, homicide victims vandalized

A pro-life display and crosses highlighting those impacted by abortion, homicide, poverty and the death penalty were removed by vandals at Saint Louis University . The Students for Life’s “Cemetery of Innocents” More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Diocese of Southern Ohio objects to reinstatement of death penalty

Despite much objection, the state of Ohio will end its current hold on the death penalty and proceed with its first execution in three and a half years on July 26th, 2017. photo by Gerd Altman via Pixabay The Diocese More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Pakistan Court denies Asia Bibi’s appeal in Sharia Law, blasphemy case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has turned down the request for an early hearing of the case of a Christian mother sentenced to death for blasphemy, despite the increases in calls for injustice by supporters and More...

By Nasir Saeed On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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CLAAS requests prayers for the Pakistani politicians initiating a debate to amend the blasphemy law

Nasir Saeed, Director CLAAS-UK has sent a special request to churches and individuals, asking them to pray for Senator Farhatullah Baber and other members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights in Pakistan, who are More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Mike Pence calls out late-term abortion support by Democrats, Tim Kaine defends hypocrisy on abortion, death penalty

The 2016 election offers Americans “a choice, and it is a choice on life,” Indiana Governor Mike Pence said at the first, and only, vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, defending More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Rev Anthony Thompson on Charleston, Dylan Roof shooting, ‘Now is the time to focus on God’

The husband of Myra Thompson, a Pastor murdered by Dylan Roof in the Charleston, South Carolina shooting a year ago, says “Now is the time to focus on God. Rev Anthony Thompson led a Bible study on Mark 4:1-20 More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Sacramento Pastor Roger Jimenez makes disgusting ‘pedophile’ comments about gay club shooting

Only a few short hours after 49 people were gunned down at a gay club in Orlando, Sacramento, California Pastor Roger Jimenez delivered a shocking and disgusting sermon from the pulpit. “Hey, are you sad More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Bishop Salvatore Matano attacks assisted suicide efforts in New York, ‘path toward self-destruction’

A New York Catholic bishop has denounced current efforts to legalize physician-assisted suicide in the state, calling it a “path toward self-destruction.” Euthanasia and controversial “assisted suicides” More...

By Nasir Saeed On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Pakistani Christian boy, Imran, accused of blasphemy for watching anti-Islam video, $10K bounty offered for his killing

A Christian boy working as joiner at a health care centre has fled his home after learning that Muslim religious scholars had issued a fatwa (Islamic decree) against him for committing blasphemy, and that he is More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Oklahoma Senate blocks bill defining abortion as murder

A bill that would have classified abortion as first-degree murder will not move forward in Oklahoma. The bill, introduced by Oklahoma State Senator Joe Silk, said, “A person commits murder in the first degree More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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Robert Reich argues Ted Cruz vs Donald Trump in new viral video

The video below was released last night on Facebook by former Clinton Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. Reich’s argument is that Cruz actually believes his conservatism, listing the Texas Senator’s stances More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Asia Bibi to Pakistani persecutors: I forgive you

Imprisoned Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has reportedly issued a public forgiveness of her persecutors, while imprisoned for blasphemy. Bibi just spent her seventh Christmas behind bars, but told family who visited More...


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