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Not just God is on their side: Satanists praise Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida for championing religious liberty

Not just God is on their side: Satanists praise Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida for championing religious liberty

If God is politics, it's only fair and balanced that Satan should be too.  A Satanist group in Florida is having a rally to support Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott for approving legislation that will allow students in public schools ...

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Federal judge rules John Walker Lindh has the right to pray with Muslim prayer group in prison

Federal judge rules John Walker Lindh has the right to pray with Muslim prayer group in prison

A federal judge has ruled that American Taliban John Walker Lindh has the right to pray daily with other Muslim inmates in prison.  Last August, we reported that the US federal prison where Lindh is incarcerated banned him and his ...

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Jefferson is back! American Humanist Association distributes copies of the Jefferson Bible to incoming members of Congress, President Obama

Jefferson is back! American Humanist Association distributes copies of the Jefferson Bible to incoming members of Congress, President Obama

Thomas Jefferson is perhaps most famous for slicing and dicing the Bible and creating his own–with a paste pot and a brush.  And the American Humanist Assocation is getting his version of Jesus out there by distributing electronic and book ...

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Banned for 200 years, 1760 copy of Restoration-era sex manual goes up for auction in England

Banned for 200 years, 1760 copy of Restoration-era sex manual goes up for auction in England

When Aristotle's Compleat Master-Piece was originally published in 1680, people weren't as shy about sex as they became during the Georgian and Victorian eras. A 1760 copy of the sex manual is going up for auction.  It was banned for 200 years ...

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Major snowstorm surprises and enchants Jerusalem, Jordan; traffic paralyzed, and casualties

Major snowstorm surprises and enchants Jerusalem, Jordan; traffic paralyzed, and casualties

In the first major snowstorm since 1992, Jerusalem has found itself snowbound.  While the snow has surprised and delighted many, especially children, it has also paralyzed traffic and created some casualties.  Robert Berger at CBS noted that Jerusalem looks more ...

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Georgia Rep Phil Gingrey: Todd Akin's 'legitimate rape' comment is partially correct

Georgia Rep Phil Gingrey: Todd Akin's 'legitimate rape' comment is partially correct

SMYRNA, GA — In a breakfast speech before the Smyrna Area Council of the Cobb county Chamber of Commerce, Georgia Representative Phil Gingrey commented on several topics, including abortion. During a question and answer session, Gingrey was asked to comment on ...

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Chief Spence declines to attend First Nations Chiefs ceremonial meeting because Governor General of Canada refused to attend; Governor General David Johnston reverses decision; will meet with chiefs

Chief Spence declines to attend First Nations Chiefs ceremonial meeting because Governor General of Canada refused to attend; Governor General David Johnston reverses decision; will meet with chiefs

When Chief Theresa Spence found out that the Governor General would not attend the chiefs' ceremonial meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, she declined to attend the meetings.  As a result of her refusal to attend, Governor General David Johnston's ...

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President Obama will use Lincoln and King Bibles at inaugural swearing-in; Vice President Biden to use his family Bible for swearing-in

President Obama will use Lincoln and King Bibles at inaugural swearing-in; Vice President Biden to use his family Bible for swearing-in

President Obama will use two Bibles at his inauguration swearing-in ceremony on January 21st–the Lincoln Bible, held at the Library of Congress, which the 16th President used at his 1861 inauguration swearing-in.  President Obama used the Lincoln Bible at his ...

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ACLU to join Freedom From Religion Foundation in dispute over Jesus painting hung in southern Ohio school

ACLU to join Freedom From Religion Foundation in dispute over Jesus painting hung in southern Ohio school

A painting of Jesus which has been hanging in Jackson Middle School in Jackson, Ohio since 1947 is the center of a separation of church and state dispute.   It is the sole adornment where it hangs above the entrance ...

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Western NY public school teacher's 1st amendment rights tested: Cheektowaga Central School district demands she remove personal religious items from her classroom

Western NY public school teacher's 1st amendment rights tested: Cheektowaga Central School district demands she remove personal religious items from her classroom

After being told by the Cheektowaga Central School District in Cheektowaga, NY to remove personal religious items from her classroom citing the Establishment Clause of the Constitution in the counselling letter they sent to her, which is now in her ...

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4,500 runners participate in 'Lucky Man' race at Shinto shrine in Japan

4,500 runners participate in 'Lucky Man' race at Shinto shrine in Japan

The Associated Press reports that approximately 4,500 runners crowded the grounds of a shrine in Osaka, Japan on Thursday to take part in the centuries old "Lucky Man" race. The winner has been said to have good fortune for the ...

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New legal services site launched to protect religious organizations from 'dark legal clouds gathering across our nation'

New legal services site launched to protect religious organizations from 'dark legal clouds gathering across our nation'

Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has launched its "Speak Up Movement" website so that while preachers are watching over their flocks, they can take comfort in the fact that ADF's legal team will "watch over the horizon" for the "dark clouds ...

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Anti-gay Pastor chosen to deliver Obama inaugural benediction has been removed

Anti-gay Pastor chosen to deliver Obama inaugural benediction has been removed

UPDATE: Pastor Louie Giglio had been removed by the the Presidential Inauguration Committee to deliver the benediction at Obama's swearing-in ceremony. Giglio is the Pastor of Passion City Church, based out of Georgia. Giglio was chosen only two days ago ...

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