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Actor Samuel L. Jackson Calls on Celebrities to Sing 'I Can't Breathe' Song to Protest Police Violence
Popular Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson challenged his army of celebrity colleagues who participated in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which went viral this summer, to protest police violence against civilians Saturday by singing the "We ain't gonna sto..
Pope Francis Says There's a Place for Pets in Heaven, While Conservative Catholics Preach Animals Have No Souls
Pope Francis sent ripples around the world Wednesday when he suggested that pets and other animals have a place in heaven, which is in stark contradiction to conservative Catholic teaching that animals don't have souls. Seeking to console a young boy..
Creflo Dollar Says Myles Munroe Came to Him in a Dream Three Days After He Died and He Was Leading His Own Funeral
Popular televangelist and founder of World Changers Church International, Creflo Dollar, revealed at a national memorial service for renowned pastor and motivational speaker Myles Munroe and his wife, Ruth, in the Bahamas that the revered preacher ap..
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Kentucky Withdraws $18 Million in Tax Breaks for Noah's Ark Project Over Concerns It Will Promote Christianity
Concerned that the project will promote religion in violation of the separation of church and state provisions of the U.S. Constitution, the state of Kentucky has retracted approximately $18 million in tax incentives for the proposed Noah's Ark theme..
Rick Santorum to Run for President Again in 2016; Says He's the 'Underdog' and 'America Loves Underdogs'
Adding to the growing number of hats already floating in the sea of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2016, former Pennsylvania senator and runner-up in the 2012 GOP presidential primary Rick Santorum has announced that he's jumping in..
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Atheists Push to Remove Language From Constitutions in Maryland and 6 Other States That Ban Them From Holding Public Office
Although these bans aren't enforceable under federal law, a coalition of atheists are now lobbying to remove language from constitutions in Maryland and six other states that prevent people who do not believe in God from holding public office.
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An unorthodox decision by a Baltimore, Maryland Pastor to invoke a popular hip-hop dance during a recent sermon on righteousness by instructing his congregation to "Nae Nae the hell out" has made his message viral and sparked a debate about whether h..
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Republican Jase Bolger Gets 'Vile and Vulgar' Shots From Left After Michigan House Passes Religious Freedom Bill, Kills LGBT Proposal
Republican Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, Jase Bolger says he has been getting "vile and vulgar" shots from the "Left" since a bill aimed at protecting the rights of people with sincerely held religious beliefs was passed by the st..
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The Second Eric Garner Video Some Say Is More Disturbing Than The First; 'He Was Treated Like a Piece of Meat'
A second video showing the immediate aftermath of the choking of Staten Island, New York father of six, Eric Garner, by NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, shortly before he was pronounced dead over the summer, has been drawing renewed interest in the wake..
Gamers Push to Ban Bible After Target, Kmart Pull 'Grand Theft Auto V' for 'Sickening' Violence Against Women
More than 50,000 gamers from around the world have signed a change.org petition seeking to ban the Bible after the Australian arm of retail giants Target and Kmart pulled Rockstar's "Grand Theft Auto V" from their shelves earlier this month when cust..
White Ex Police Chief Indicted for Murder of Unarmed Black Man in South Carolina; Lawyer Calls It 'Completely Wrong'
The small town of Eutawville, South Carolina, got a decision that many residents in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri, sought when a grand jury there announced the criminal indictment of the town's white former police chief for the murder of an un..
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Thousands of New Yorkers moved by the tragic chokehold death of 43-year-old Staten Island father of six, Eric Garner, at the hands of NYPD police officer Daniel Pantaleo, and the failure of a grand jury to bring criminal charges against him, flocked ..
Conservatives, Politicians Join Condemnation of Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision as Protests Continue
In a powerful show of solidarity conservatives joined a growing chorus of Americans in condemning the surprising decision of a grand jury Wednesday to not hold a New York City police officer criminally responsible for the chokehold death of 43-year-o..
Southern Baptist Pastor Randy White Chides Evangelicals for Promoting Racial Justice as 'Gospel Demand'
As racial tension nationwide intensifies, triggered by the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, and compounded by the case of Eric Garner in New York City, the issue of whether racial justice should be ..
As news came Wednesday that a grand jury has decided not to indict a New York City police officer in the choking death of 43-year-old Eric Garner this summer, President Barack Obama, the nation's first African-American president, argued that there's ..