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The 10 best family-friendly movies of 2020

2020 movies

Even if 2020 was the worst year in recent history, it still produced dozens of inspiring and entertaining movies families can enjoy – including documentaries, dramas and comedies. Here are the 10 ...

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Obamacare plans will cover elective abortions in most states next year

obamacare abortions

More than two-thirds of health plans on Obamacare exchanges will cover elective abortions in 2021, according to the pro-life Charlotte Lozier Institute, “Due to the former Obama administration’s severe lack of transparency ...

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St. Louis Prosecutor Kim Gardner fights decision to remove her from McCloskey case

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Kimberly Gardner, the controversial St. Louis circuit Circuit Court attorney, is appealing a judge’s decision to take her off the high-profile case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey. The couple was charged with ...

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Hawley will object to Electoral College vote for Biden, citing fraud and big tech

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Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has announced he will object to the Electoral College vote for Joe Biden on Jan. 6.  Hawley made the announcement Wednesday in a tweet, noting the evidence he ...

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Covid bill also requires Navy and FBI release data on UFOs

ufos

Was E.T. phoning home from the U.S. Capitol? Perhaps so as one of the most curious parts of the just-signed Coronavirus relief bill has to do with the Navy and UFOs. While ...

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Half of households with children concerned about food security for the next month

food insecurity

The new year would be a good time for churches and individuals to step up to help feed the hungry. Less than half of households with kids in the United State are ...

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Numbers are in: How Covid killed the box office

box office

CNBC reports that movie box office sales plummeted by 80% during 2020. The data, gathered by Comscore, found that U.S. revenues came in at just $2.28 billion, down from $11.4 billion in ...

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Pro-life Operation Rescue recognizes President Trump as its person of the year

pro-life cause

Although “Time” magazine selected Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as its persons of the year, Operation Rescue honored President Trump with its 2020 Person of the Year Malachi Award. The organization gives ...

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Kansans to ‘Rally and March for Life’ at state capitol Jan. 21

kansans life

Kansans for Life will hold the annual Rally and March for Life in Topeka on January 21. This year’s theme is United for Mothers and Babies. The day will be full of ...

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Obama loses spot as “most admired man” to President Donald Trump

obama most admired

Barack Obama has been dethroned as America’s most admired man and many are saying it’s another clue into a 2020 election result that doesn’t align with polling. The Gallup polling organization asked ...

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Missouri education leaders tackle statewide teacher shortage

missouri teacher shortage

Missouri, facing an ongoing shortage of K-12 teachers, hopes to encourage the high school students of today to become the teachers of tomorrow. “They are sitting in our high schools today,” Dr. ...

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College student finds there is no mercy in today’s cancel culture

college student

It is one thing when, as an adult, you are held accountable for the choices you make, especially if you are unrepentant. It is another thing when, as a new college student, ...

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Poland to pass law protecting online speech from censorship

poland censorship

Online speech in Poland will be protected against big tech censorship under a new law. Polish Minister of Justice Zbigniew Ziobro announced the ‘Act for the Freedom to Express One’s Views and ...

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Smuggling Bibles into North Korea stopped by Covid, new law

covid bibles

Since Covid caused the closure of the border between South and North Korea, Christian groups are finding it impossible to smuggle bibles to the north. Now that difficulty may be enshrined in ...

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End of the year is a good time for a financial review and tune-up

year finances

People who are home with a little free time between now and the end of the year may want to get a handle on personal finances for 2021. CBN News made these ...

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National Public Radio journalist charged in firebombing during BLM protest

A journalist with National Public Radio in Arkansas is among the four individuals charged for firebombing police vehicles during BLM protests in Little Rock. Renea Baek Goddard, 22, worked for KUAR Public ...

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Church distributes more than 40,000 Christmas meals

christmas meals

Christmas was brighter for many Joplin, Mo. families, thanks to volunteers at Hope City Church, who packed meals for those less fortunate. “In a season where it can be easy to give ...

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Operation Legend was rare success during deadly year in Kansas City

legend, kansas

Although 2020 was one of the most violent years in Kansas City history, the Trump administration’s Operation Legend was a bright spot. U.S. Attorney General William Barr named the federal anti-crime program ...

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Nick Saban of top-ranked Alabama makes Sunday church his priority

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The top-ranked team in college football, the University of Alabama, will play No. 4 Notre Dame in the college football playoff semifinals on January 1. Both teams will feature Catholics living out ...

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Missouri and Kansas among top 10 pro-life states

missouri kansas pro-life

Kansas City is on the border of two of the most pro-life states in the nation. Kansas ranks No. 6 and Missouri is No. 8 in the 2021 Life List from Americans ...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls for conservatives to be silenced

Abdul-Jabbar

Conservative celebrities would be censored if former basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had his way. “No matter their previous achievements, celebrities deserve legacy-killing backlash when they spread ignorance,” he wrote in an op-ed ...

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President and First Lady wish America a Merry Christmas

president christmas

Americans were wished a Merry Christmas by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wished Americans a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, expressing gratitude to God and courageous citizens. “The President and I want to wish ...

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Armenian Christians displaced from war fear destruction of their medieval churches

A six-week war in Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous region in the South Caucasus, ended on Nov. 9 after Russia brokered a peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Now, Armenian Christians fear their ancient ...

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Pixar’s film ‘Soul’ teaches us to enjoy all aspects of life

soul

The phrase “family-friendly” — as every parent knows — is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so family-friendly in your home. Such is the ...

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Pastor once held in Turkish prison tells U.S. Christians to prepare for persecution

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Christians in the United States can expect persecution to come in the near future, says Pastor Andrew Brunson who was unjustly locked up in a Turkish prison for two years Brunson, 52, ...

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