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Overdiagnosis of ADHD is especially rampant among white children

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White children are especially likely to be overdiagnosed and overtreated for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during elementary school. That is the key finding from our recent peer-reviewed study. We analyzed data from ...

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Biden administration to fund “sex kits,” bongs and syringes with $30 million grant

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The Biden administration is distributing $30 million in smoking kits and syringes to drug addicts over the next three years. According to the program, it’s part of a new “harm reduction” effort. ...

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The Presbyterian Church lies about MLK and Israel in the same breath

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The Presbyterian Church has an antisemitism problem. In their statement published on the annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II, clerk of the General ...

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Alabama quarterback Bryce Young shares his faith after winning Heisman Trophy

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Alabama quarterback Bryce Young won this year’s Heisman Trophy as the best player in college football. He quickly gave credit where it belongs. “First and foremost, I’d like to thank my Lord ...

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Pastors feeling overwhelmed, survey finds

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More than six in 10 pastors of evangelical and historically black Protestant churches agree that “the role of being a pastor is frequently overwhelming,” with 21 percent strongly agreeing, a new Lifeway ...

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Condoleezza Rice on CRT: “We don’t have to make white kids feel bad for being white”

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Condoleezza Rice, former secretary of state for President George W. Bush, said making “white kids feel bad for being white” is not the way to empower black children. Her comments came during ...

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Warren Harding and his historic speech on race: how did America respond?

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No matter which major party won America’s presidential election in 1920, the country was destined for another chief executive from Ohio. Both major party candidates, Republican Warren Harding and Democrat James Cox, ...

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More Americans prefer Congress investigate BLM vs January 6 riot

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Although the U.S. House is investigating the riots of January 6, most Americans would rather have it look into last summer’s deadly Black Lives Matter protests across the nation. Two out of ...

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Family Research Council launches website to track taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood

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The Family Research Council has launched a new tracking website called “America’s Direct Deposit to Planned Parenthood” that shows taxpayer funding and abortion data since 1994. This new analysis combines information from ...

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Survey finds that decline in white Christians has slowed

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The decline in the numbers of white Christians appears to have slowed, according to the 2020 Census of Religion by the Public Religion Research Institute. The survey also looked at data for ...

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Tulsa churches join in remembering destruction of black community in race riots

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Six congregations gathered at First Baptist Church of North Tulsa to commemorate the city’s race riots of a century ago. That’s when, in 1921,  a white mob destroyed at least a half-dozen ...

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Famous atheist Richard Dawkins canceled over transgender comments

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The American Humanist Association this week canceled atheist Richard Dawkins for criticizing transgender ideology. Dawkins, author of “The God Delusion,” had his 1996 Humanist of the Year revoked because of a tweet ...

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Just 40 percent who normally attend Easter services will do so Sunday

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The arrival of the pandemic caused major disruptions to Easter services at many churches in 2020. Although churchgoers say they now are more comfortable with attending live services, many still plan to ...

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Polls find record low church attendance, majority of Republicans support same-sex marriage

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For the first time, religious service attendance has fallen below 50 percent while a majority of Republican voters say they support same-sex marriage. According to a Public Religion Research Institute polls, less ...

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Pastors now more skittish to preach on race

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Pastors seem more reluctant to address issues of race in their congregations today than four years ago. According to a LifeWay Research study, 74% of pastors agree their congregation would welcome a sermon ...

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From cotton to Congress, Sen. Tim Scott shares a positive vision

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Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina is offering a message of hope despite the contentious political climate in the United States. “I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and my savior, ...

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I am a free black woman. Why I won’t vote Democrat this year

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While growing up south of the Mason-Dixon Line during the 1970s, there were a few things I could count on seeing inside all of my family members’ homes: pictures of Jesus, Abraham ...

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California would pay reparations under new plan

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California will pay reparations to descendants of slaves under a new plan supported by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Newsom has thrown his support behind a bill sponsored by the Democrat-controlled California legislature.  Bill ...

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Trump unveils economic plan to provide opportunities for black communities

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President Donald Trump is expanding his 4-year effort to help black Americans prosper. The Black Economic Empowerment Platinum Plan commits $500 billion to inner-city areas. It is a follow-up to policies instituted ...

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Clergy of Color group slams Harris for praising Black Lives Matter organization

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Not all African Americans support the Black Lives Matter agenda. Conservative Clergy of Color, a coalition of African-American pastors who say they were called to bring a new perspective to the nation’s ...

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Republican voters twice as likely to conceal presidential preference from pollsters

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Are Trump supporters punking the pollsters? Probably, as Presidential polls may be undercounting Republican and independent voters, who are twice as likely as Democrats to conceal their preference, a recent survey found. ...

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Nikki Haley, Herschel Walker wow viewers of Republican Convention

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‘America, Land of Promise’: Republicans Celebrate Trump’s Achievements on First Republicans celebrated President Donald Trump’s first term achievements, and praised American ideals and freedoms on the first night of the Republican National Convention. From ...

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Bipartisan network of Christian groups launches police reform initiative

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A network of more than a dozen Christian groups is launching an initiative to address police reform. The Prayer & Action Justice Initiative — bringing together Black, Hispanic and Asian organizations along with groups ...

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Kansas City Awakening schedules two citywide prayer rallies

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Christians in the Kansas City area are invited to attend two upcoming prayer rallies. The Plaza Pray Rally will be held at 6 p.m. this evening, Aug. 13, at the Mill Creek ...

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Biden chooses Kamala Harris who once called his policies ‘racist’

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Joe Biden announced Thursday that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) will be his running mate for the 2020 Democrat ticket for president. The Democrat convention is expected to make it official even as ...

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