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Mississippi Lawmakers Approve Religious Freedom Bill SB 2681, Gov. Phil Bryant Will Sign; Gay Activists Call it Discriminatory
Mississippi lawmakers in both chambers of the legislature passed the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SB 2681) Tuesday. Gov. Phil Bryant (R) has said he will sign the bill. When it becomes law it will prohibit the state from taking acti..
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Sexual abuse scandals have cost the U.S. Catholic Church nearly $3 billion over an eight year period; and according to a report released by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops last month, the scourge has not gone away.
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Child Predator John Doe 28 Caught Having Sexually Explicit Activities With Young Boy and FBI Wants Help Identifying Him
The FBI has launched a nationwide manhunt for a brazen child predator identified as John Doe 28 after he was caught in an online video having sexually explicit activities with a young boy. And they want your help to capture him.
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Chick-fil-A Takes KFC's Chicken Crown Even With Fewer Stores and Closing on Sundays So Workers Can Attend Church
Despite having fewer stores, which are also closed on Sundays so employees can spend time with their families and attend church, Chick-fil-A has taken KFC's crown as the leader in the U.S. chicken fast-food industry.
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Georgia Pastor Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver After Powerful Church Service Celebrating 23rd Anniversary; Wife Hospitalized
Members of the Thankful Baptist Church in Rome, Ga., were thrown into world of sorrow Sunday night after their pastor, Nim Russell, 55, was killed in a car accident hours after celebrating his 23rd year as their leader in a powerful worship service. ..
Pastor Says 'Devil' Motivated Him to Ask a Woman for Sex at Super 8 Hotel; Threw $20, Said 'There Is More Where That Came From'
A North Carolina pastor who got caught by police after he propositioned a woman for sex by throwing a $20 bill at her at a Super 8 hotel said the devil made him do it.
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Wealthy du Pont Heir Got No Jail Time for Raping 3-Y-O Daughter Because Judge Felt He 'Will Not Fare Well' in Prison
Some criminal justice authorities in Delaware say they are surprised and puzzled after it was revealed that a Superior Court judge sentenced wealthy du Pont heir, Robert H. Richards IV, to probation after he confessed to raping his 3-year-old daughte..
NBA star Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers has sparked outrage online after he criticized Lebron James and his teammates from the Miami Heat for wearing hoodies in support of Trayvon Martin.
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Young Men Turning to Viagra, Cialis Due to Porn-Induced Impotence; 26-Y-O Talks of Porn Addiction That Started at 12
A 26-year-old Texas man is now campaigning against porn after his addiction to the online variety caused him to suffer impotence at 23. And one popular Boston urologist says he is worried about the effects of porn on young men and women.
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After 40 years of being deaf and hearing nothing but white noise, Joanne Milne, 40, of Gateshead, England heard music and the sound of her own voice for the first time after an operation last month and she trembled and cried because it was all so ama..
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SPLC Insists It's Still Working With FBI After Christian Groups Protest 'Inappropriate' Relationship on Website
The Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala., insisted Thursday that the organization is still in a relationship with the Federal Bureau of Investigations after the Bureau recently scrubbed it as a resource from its hate crimes website.
Pastor Angers Believers for Telling Christian Women They Should Keep Silent During Preaching, Refusing Even to Say 'Amen'
Pastor Steven L. Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Ariz., is once again drawing the ire of women on the Internet for sharing his controversial brand of biblical advice. Women should remain quiet during teaching in the church, he says..
Popular Youth Pastor Matt Pitt to Be Released From Jail in April; Witness Allegedly Lied About Officer Impersonation
In what could turn into a redemptive comeback, popular youth pastor Matt Pitt of The Basement is expected to be released from jail in the next three weeks after serving time there for nearly eight months for allegedly impersonating a police officer.
Sick Woman Gets Out of Ambulance, Takes Metro to Hospital After Fighting First Responders Made Her Feel Unsafe
An ailing Washington, D.C. woman who called 911 for help getting emergency medical attention said she was forced to walk away from a city ambulance and take the local Metro to a hospital after two members of D.C. Fire and EMS started a heated argumen..
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