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President makes history talking about religious freedom at UN

President Donald Trump has made history becoming the first US President to ever host a meeting at the United Nations on religious freedom. “As President, protecting religious freedom is one of my ...

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Court: Artists can’t be forced to make LGBT wedding invitations

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The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Sept. 16 that the city of Phoenix can’t use a criminal law to compel two artists to produce custom wedding invitations for LGBT couples because that would force them ...

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In Cuba, homeschooling will land you in prison

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After refusing to send their daughter to a communist school where she was bullied for her faith, a Christian couple is now serving a prison sentence. The husband and wife, both pastors ...

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Court rules atheists can be banned from legislative opening prayer

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A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennsylvania House of Representative’s policy banning atheists from offering the legislative “opening prayer” does not violate the Constitution. A number of atheists and agnostics ...

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UN wrongly targets Israel on women’s rights while ignoring real abusers

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In a shocking, or perhaps not-so shocking vote the U.N. Economic and Social Council approved a resolution that targets only Israel for alleged violations of women’s rights, while ignoring countries like Iran, ...

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What Canada’s crackdown on religious liberty means to Americans

Religious liberty has been under attack in Canada for some time. This has led to many in the United States wondering if their own religious freedoms may be under assault, as well. ...

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In Sri Lanka, Christians told convert or leave

Many Tamil Christians and Hindus in Sri Lanka are being ordered by new Muslim residents to convert to Islam or leave the villages where their families have lived for generations. BarnabasAid reports ...

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Iranian intelligence agents arrest 8 Christians

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News has emerged from Iran that Eight Iranian converts to Christianity, including five from one family, were arrested at their homes. The coordinated operation was carried out by Ministry of Intelligence agents ...

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Pompeo announces international alliance on religious freedom

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WASHINGTON—On the last day of the three-day Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Vice President Michael Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo each addressed hundreds of ministers, religious leaders, and others from 106 nations, to celebrate ...

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom makes history

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Day one of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference saw many emotional moments as victims of religious persecution shared their testimonies.  This is the first time that such a meeting has ...

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Former Miss Iraq may lose citizenship after defending Israel

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Standing up for Israel at the UN may lose former Miss Iraq Sarah Idan her citizenship. Idan, who has faced opposition and death threats in the past, spoke in defense of Israel ...

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Americans should worry that Britain ordered disabled woman to abort child

While the debate over abortion in our country rages around the issue of life vs. choice, many Americans may have missed the news that a British judge recently ruled a women under ...

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For some, mobility and freedom are one and the same

For those living with a physical challenge of any kind, mobility and the freedom and to get around as easily as possible is just as important to them as it is to ...

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Supreme Court sides with Christian bakers

A Supreme Court decision is being called a win for religious freedom over the case of Christian bakers in Oregon. As Metro Voice has reported for years about the Kleins, two Oregon bakers ...

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Iran closes 547 eateries for breaking Islamic principles

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles,” the capital’s police chief said Saturday. “The owners of restaurants and cafes in ...

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Religious beliefs get elderly woman evicted from apartment

The landlord admitted it: he evicted an 85-year-old woman from her apartment because of her religious convictions. Now, the State of California is investigating the eviction. Diana Martin had lived at the ...

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How much do you know about Memorial Day?

How much do you know about Memorial Day? Today, as ponder the selfless sacrifice of the men and women of our armed forces, we hope that today you will join us in ...

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Founding Fathers: Without virtue there is no freedom

The Founding Fathers believed one thing was absolutely essential to a free society: virtue. Sometimes the term they used was “self-government.” What did it mean? Informed by thousands of years of philosophy ...

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University of Colorado may not force Bible club to hire atheist leader

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A Christian Bible club at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs will not be forced to hire an atheist to lead teachings. The university has been forced to make policy changes in order ...

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Small town stands firm, will not remove crosses

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A small town near Houston, Texas, has decided to keep crosses on a county courthouse after a group demanded that they be taken down. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, based in Wisconsin, complained ...

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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour asks if the FBI should have banned Trump chant as ‘hate speech’

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour is facing criticism after asking a bizarre question about whether the FBI should have shut down the “hate speech” of ’lock her up’ in the 2016 election. Amanpour was ...

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Judge sides with Christian campus groups: They can choose own leadership

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Christian college campus organizations have the right to choose their own leaders. That’s the just released ruling form a federal judge who said the University of Iowa can’t selectively enforce its non-discrimination ...

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Christian university relents, will allow Ben Shapiro to speak

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Grand Canyon University has reversed its decision to block conservative commentator Ben Shapiro from giving a speech on campus. The decision comes after GCU faced media backlash and a number of students ...

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Missouri gym owner defends ‘stance for tolerance’ after demanding member stop wearing pro-Trump shirt

The owner of an eastern Missouri fitness center in the town of Troy is defending herself from an online firestorm that erupted when a member said he was told to change out ...

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Vice President Pence’s wife attacked for new job at Christian school

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The battle to force private schools and churches to hire LGBT and cross-gender teachers, pastors and staff is heating up after the new job of the wife of Vice President Pence was ...

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