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Dem. governor halts Kansas effort to protect women’s sports; override falls one vote short

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Conservative legislators have failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a bill to protect women’s sports in the state’s schools. The Senate vote on Monday to override Kelly was 26-14, ...

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Missouri lawmakers race to pass LGBTQ bill many say is disastrous for churches

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A group of Missouri lawmakers is trying to pass LGBTQ discrimination bills before the session ends next month that some say endangers religious freedom. Last week, a bill adding sexual orientation and ...

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LGBT activists sue to end federal financial aid for Christian college students

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A new lawsuit seeks to end all federal financial aid for students attending Christian colleges across the nation. If successful, it could threaten the very existence of faith-based education on the university ...

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CNN asserts a baby’s biological sex can’t be determined at birth

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CNN is being mocked for an actual news report that asserted a baby’s sex cannot be determined at birth. The odd statement came in a story that was critical of South Dakota ...

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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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USA Today editor who called for ORU to be banned by NCAA fired for controversial tweet

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“USA Today” has fired the editor who wrote a controversial column demanding that a Christian university be banned from the NCAA basketball tournament. Hemal Jhaveri, who formerly worked as the race and ...

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Methodist denomination splits, conservative ‘Global Methodist Church’ formed

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A group of conservative Methodists has announced plans to form a new denomination after the United Methodist Church officially splits over its longstanding debate over homosexuality. The Wesleyan Covenant Association and the ...

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Largest Protestant adoption agency opens services to include LGBTQ parents

The nation’s largest Protestant adoption agency is facing criticism for recently opening adoptions to LGBTQ parents. The ministry has been adopting to LGBTQ families in Michigan since May 2019, after the state ...

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Max Lucado apologizes for LGBT comments after National Cathedral invitation

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Max Lucado has apologized for “hurtful” comments about the LGBT community but says his support of Biblical marriage remains steadfast. His statement is in response to backlash after the Washington National Cathedral was ...

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Hallmark Channel reaffirms commitment to including LGBTQ characters in programs

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The Hallmark Channel is just one network that has been targeted by the LGBTQ community to add more diverse characters in programming. The company says it is already doing so with that ...

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United Methodist will postpone decision on split until 2021 conference

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The debate over whether the United Methodist Church will divide over sexuality issues has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak. The church has rescheduled its General Conference for Aug. ...

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Topeka Capital-Journal cites discredited group to attack Alliance Defending Freedom

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When two churches filed suit in Federal Court against Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s Executive Order limiting the size of church gatherings, The Topeka Capital-Journal newspaper denounced as a hate group the Alliance ...

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Missouri Legislature considering LGBTQ discrimination bill this session

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The Missouri Legislature is back in session and lawmakers again are considering a bill that would add Missourians who identify as LGBTQ to a class of protected minorities such as blacks, women ...

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Singer Goulding flips on boycott threat of Dallas Cowboys over Salvation Army beliefs

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The show must go on. Singer Ellie Goulding, who threatened not to perform at halftime of the Dallas Cowboys game on Thanksgiving, changed her mind after learning more about the mission of ...

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New Chick-fil-A donation policy draws skepticism from left, anger from right

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The decision by Chick-fil-A earlier this week to discontinue any donation to organizations such as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Salvation Army is being met with skepticism by liberal groups ...

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Sexuality issues again dominate agenda at recent United Methodist Church Judicial Council meeting

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Sexuality seems to be the one topic that never goes away for the United Methodist Church. Earlier this year, the church’s top court upheld much of the Traditional Plan, strengthening the denomination’s ...

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Former KC Chief: ‘effeminate’ agenda in sports leagues

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Former Kansas City Chiefs and NFL star Larry Johnson has posted on social media that an “effeminate agenda” exists in the NFL and NBA. It’s not a new accusation in the sports ...

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Gov. Kelly drafts controversial speech code for foster parents, state agencies

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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and her administration are telling  foster parents to accept the self-identified gender roles preferred by children in their care and to address them by those pronouns no matter the ...

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U.S. women’s soccer player tells Christian player she doesn’t belong in the sport, ‘would never’ fit in

A member of the U.S. women’s soccer team ripped one of its former players for her traditional Christian values, calling her “homophobic” and saying she “doesn’t belong” in the sport. Jaelene Hinkle declined an ...

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Parents of Kindergartners protest new California sex ed guidelines

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Under new guidelines issued by the state, teachers in California may now tell kindergartners they may be LGBTQ. Educators may also advise teenagers about sex acts among same-sex individuals. The guidance does ...

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Church of Sweden changes sexual identity of Jesus

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The Diocese of Västerås, a division of the Church of Sweden, is now giving away an LGBTQ guide for “Christian queer kids.” Bible-believing Christians may be stunned to hear that this extreme ...

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Why Adam Hamilton is wrong about scripture and the UMC

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The foundation of Christianity has been a belief in the authority of Scripture and the infallibility of God’s Word, the Bible. Conservative Christians believe that the holy scriptures−in their original form−are inerrant ...

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Prairie Village to debate LGBTQ protections

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Prairie Village is considering an ordinance to include sexual orientation in its discrimination policies. The ordinance would expand coverage to all individuals who consider themselves lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transexual or queer (LGBTQ) ...

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