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Mosque burning in Christian Countries

A gay nightclub became the latest attack in Orlando, USA resulting in the deaths of 50 people and injuring scores of others. President Obama called it ‘an act of terror and an act of hate’. The gunman was a Muslim … Continue reading

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Parents Arrested After 19-Year-Old Dies in Church ‘Counseling Session’

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) – Two teenage brothers were brutally beaten in church – one of them fatally – in an effort by their parents, sister and other members of the congregation to force them to confess their sins and … Continue reading

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Public School Proselytizing Sparks Lawsuit in Miss. USA

The Rankin County, Miss., School District is facing a federal lawsuit because it allegedly sanctioned coercive proselytizing during three mandatory assemblies at Northwest Rankin High School in Flowood. The American Humanist Association (AHA) charged that Principal Charles Frazier and other … Continue reading

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Proselytization and the Law

It is not only in non-Christian countries such as Sri Lanka, India that there is opposition to evangelism but in USA as well as these few news items show. It is time to bring an anti conversion law in Sri … Continue reading

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Proselytizing is Rape: US Military to Ban Religious Proselytizing

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is calling on the Air Force to enforce a regulation that they believe calls for the court martial of any service member caught proselytizing. President Mikey Weinstein is reported to have told Fox News that … Continue reading

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Time of Truth: American Heroes Burn the Koran

by Eleana Benador Christianity vs. Islam “… it is the people who control the Government, not the Government the people”  Sir Winston Churchill As we received news of the burning of Korans yesterday at an American army base in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops Establish Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, Up the Ante in Fight against Obama

by David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) U.S. Catholic bishops, concerned about Obama administration policies on birth control and gay rights that they say see as an unprecedented "assault" on the rights of faith groups, have established a watchdog panel … Continue reading

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Exposing Religious Fundamentalism in the US

The US media has been downplaying a radical Christian theology that is increasingly influential in the Republican Party. With Representative Michele Bachmann's victory in the Ames, Iowa straw poll, and Texas Governor Rick Perry's triumphal entrance into the GOP presidential … Continue reading

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A Heart Warming Story: Northeast Portland Church finds New Life as Heart of Wisdom, a Buddhist Temple

by Nancy Haught, The Oregonian, June 245, 2011 On a Wednesday morning, the newly painted red door gleams against the small white church. Just inside, wooden stairs, covered in feathery tufts of old carpet padding, climb to the second-floor sanctuary. … Continue reading

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