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June 1, 2014

Nearly 200 Southern Baptist Groups and Christian Ministries Join Battle Against Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

Protesters pray at the steps of the Supreme Court as arguments begin today to challenge the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers provide coverage for contraception as part of an employee's health care, in Washington March 25, 2014. (Photo: Reuters/Larry Downing)
Protesters pray at the steps of the Supreme Court as arguments begin today to challenge the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that employers provide coverage for contraception as part of an employee’s health care, in Washington March 25, 2014. (Photo: Reuters/Larry Downing)

Several Southern Baptist and secular organizations have filed a friend-of-the-court brief to support a legal challenge to the Obama administration’s contraception mandate by the Southern Baptist Convention’s insurance provider and evangelical ministries. Continue reading “Nearly 200 Southern Baptist Groups and Christian Ministries Join Battle Against Obamacare Birth Control Mandate”

So Much for Sentimental Value: Terrell Owens’ Wife is Selling Wedding Dress on eBay

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How would you like to own a special memento from a one-time spouse of an NFL All-Pro? Continue reading “So Much for Sentimental Value: Terrell Owens’ Wife is Selling Wedding Dress on eBay”

Wow! Sex-Reassignment Surgery Can Now be Covered by Medicare Following HHS Decision

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The Obama administration on Friday ended a 33-year ban on Medicare coverage for gender reassignment surgery — a major victory for transgender rights and a decision that is likely to put pressure on more insurers to provide coverage for such services. Continue reading “Wow! Sex-Reassignment Surgery Can Now be Covered by Medicare Following HHS Decision”

Eric Metaxas on a Story Behind the Black Mass

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As you may have heard, a club at Harvard had planned to reenact a “black mass” at the university’s Memorial Hall. Continue reading “Eric Metaxas on a Story Behind the Black Mass”

President Obama has Been Urged to Offer Safe Haven to Sudanese Mother Sentenced to Death for Faith

Meriam Ibrahim has been sentenced to 100 lashes as well as death by hanging
Meriam Ibrahim has been sentenced to 100 lashes as well as death by hanging

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins joined thousands of Americans in urging the Obama administration to grant immediate refugee status to a Sudanese mother who is in a prison with her 20-month-old son and newborn daughter after being sentenced to 100 lashes and death on charges of apostasy and adultery but is now expected to be freed soon. Continue reading “President Obama has Been Urged to Offer Safe Haven to Sudanese Mother Sentenced to Death for Faith”

“Brady Bunch” Housekeeper Ann Davis Dies

Ann B. Davis starred in 'The Brady Bunch' on ABC from 1969-1974.  (Photo: ABC)
Ann B. Davis starred in ‘The Brady Bunch’ on ABC from 1969-1974. (Photo: ABC)

Ann B. Davis, who played beloved housekeeper Alice on TV’s The Brady Bunch, has died at a San Antonio hospital. Continue reading ““Brady Bunch” Housekeeper Ann Davis Dies”

Gov. Rendell says, ‘I Could Have Been on That Doomed Plane’

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Ed Rendell

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Sunday that Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz invited him on the doomed flight that crashed, killing seven. Continue reading “Gov. Rendell says, ‘I Could Have Been on That Doomed Plane’”

Molly Worthen of the Daily Beast Asks, Did Conservatism Doom Southern Baptists?

America’s largest Protestant denomination cracked down on moderates when the culture wars hit, arguing that liberalism led to decline. Now they’re hemorrhaging members just like everyone else. Continue reading “Molly Worthen of the Daily Beast Asks, Did Conservatism Doom Southern Baptists?”

Now, Even the Bieb Gets Caught Referring to Black People as “Niggers” in Crude Joke

A scathing new report accuses Justin Bieber of telling a racist joke during footage recorded for his documentary, ‘Never Say Never.’ (©PARAMOUNT/COURTESY EVERETT COLLECTION)
A scathing new report accuses Justin Bieber of telling a racist joke during footage recorded for his documentary, ‘Never Say Never.’ (©PARAMOUNT/COURTESY EVERETT COLLECTION)

Troubled pop singer Justin Bieber is now facing new problems after a video has emerged of him telling a racist joke that included him dropping the N-word five times. Continue reading “Now, Even the Bieb Gets Caught Referring to Black People as “Niggers” in Crude Joke”

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