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Samantha Bee calls Christian cancer patient a ‘Nazi’

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Source: DailyMail Samantha Bee, host of TV show Full Frontal, was discussing the Conservative Political Action Conference, and a correspondent on the show stated that “’This year, the bow ties were gone, replaced by Nazi hair, Nazi hair, Nazi hair,” and the camera focused on 20-year-old student Kyle Coddington. Kyle’s sister informed the show — after it aired — they …

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Over 150 faith leaders ask Trump to defend religious freedom

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Source: LifeSite Faith leaders have sent a letter to President Trump asking him to sign an executive order protecting religious freedom. The executive order was supposed to be coming, but then was stalled. Some believe the bill will resurface once Judge Gorsuch is confirmed. The article lists specific situations were religious freedom has been threatened. Read more: https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/over-150-conservative-leaders-ask-president-trump-to-sign-executive-order-p#a-01e73b5c-2f64-4c0d-9007-1981f9fc83c3

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Apparently, religious freedom executive order might still be coming

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Source: The Huffington Post A week or so ago, Halcyon Media reported that conservatives were getting nervous that Trump was not going to sign a religious freedom executive order. Now, however, it looks like one person in the know, Ken Blackwell, former Ohio Secretary of State, is reporting that we might still get the needed executive order. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ken-blackwell-religious-freedom-order_us_58b2f87ee4b0a8a9b7830c3e

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Governor of Georgia opposes religious freedom

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Source: AJC Governor Nathan Deal states that he has no plans to “entertain” legislation that defends religious freedom. Apparently, for Governor Deal, religious freedom legislation — often referred to as Religious Freedom Restoration Acts or RFRAs — hurt Georgia’s welcoming image. But doesn’t a refusal to protect religious freedom send a non-welcoming message? Apparently Governor Deal welcomes only a certain …

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Jewish Community Centers face bomb threats

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Source: The Atlantic Hate is a big problem in our country (and our world). We need to do something about, but for most of us — while we detest it — hate doesn’t feel real enough to act. This story should be a reminder that hate is a really scary thing. Jewish Community Centers across the country are receiving coordinated …

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President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is good on religious freedom

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Source: The Daily Signal While President Trump is failing to protect religious freedom in other forums, it would seem his nomination to the Supreme Court has a track record of protecting religious freedom. Like Justice Scalia, Gorsuch is an originalist in regards to interpreting the constitution. Moreover, Gorsuch’s vote in the Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius case illustrates his commitment to …

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President Trump’s position on religious freedom is alarming Christians

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Source: Washington Times During January, The Halcyon Movement ran a petition asking President Trump to keep the pro-life promises he made during his campaign. So far so good. The President reinstated a ban on U.S. funding for abortions overseas, and his administration seems to have a real desire to protect the unborn. When it comes to religious freedom, however, the …

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House holds a hearing on the state of religious freedom in America

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Source: Catholic Culture The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice recently held a hearing on the state of religious freedom in America. It doesn’t take a genius to realize that religious freedom is in jeopardy. While most think about religious freedom as a linear concept connected to a place of worship, it is much bigger than …

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This is a religious freedom case that REQUIRES Christians to act

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Source: Alliance Defending Freedom Here’s the gist of the story: Barronelle Stutzman served a gay man in her flower store for years, but when asked if she could do the flowers for his wedding Barronelle politely declined stating that she simply could not use her artistic talents to support a gay marriage. Barronelle is a Christian, and her faith defines …