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Southern Baptists Condemn Gay Scouts Policy But Won't Force a Boycott

Southern Baptists overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to stand with churches and families that drop ties with the Boy Scouts of America over its decision to allow openly gay Scouts, and urged the BSA to remove leaders who supported the change in policy.

Texas Abortionist the Target of Request for Full Investigation

Texas state Rep. Phil King is calling for a full investigation of late-term abortion doctor Douglas Karpen. The call for an investigation comes after King viewed a video recorded by the pro-life group Life Dynamics, in which three of Karpen's former employees admitted to participating in numerous instances in which babies were born alive and killed during abortion procedures at his Houston abortion clinic.

ACLU Sues Obama Administration Over NSA Surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Obama administration over the National Security Administration's massive phone data collection program.

Outlook for 2013 Teen Summer Jobs: Bleak

Though the economy is rebounding, the teen unemployment rate has remained virtually unchanged over the past two years.

Teacher in Egypt Sentenced for 'Defaming' Islam

A judge in Upper Egypt found a Christian teacher guilty of defaming Islam and levied a massive fine against her after prohibiting her lawyers from presenting a single witness during the trial.

Notes You'll Never Throw Away

This is Jean Daly, Jim's wife. I'm going to hijack Jim's blog today to allow our sons, Trent and Troy, to pay a tribute to their dad, whom they absolutely adore.

Why Calvinists and Arminians Can Unite for Religious Liberty

We all believe in God’s sovereignty and we all believe in human freedom, though we differ on the qualifications of both. But when the government tries to be the ultimate sovereign, or to coerce free consciences, we know to stand against that, and for another kingdom, together.

Kids With Previous Concussions Take Longer to Recover

Children and young adults take longer to recover from a concussion if they've suffered a previous hit to the head within a year or repeated blows at any time, according to a new study.

Air Force Removes Painting With Biblical Reference

The U.S. Air Force has removed an "inspirational" painting because it contained a Bible reference.

New York Governor Acts to Protect Late-Term Abortion Access

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced his long-promised Women's Equality Act in early June, a portion of which loosens New York's abortion laws and establishes abortion as a right.

Obama Administration Caves, Agrees to Let Girls of Any Age Access Morning-After Pill

The Obama administration announced Monday it would end age restrictions on emergency contraception, allowing girls and women of all ages to purchase the morning-after pill without a prescription.

Franklin Graham Says Obama Yet to Respond to IRS Targeting

Franklin Graham says he is still waiting for President Obama to respond to his letter about Internal Revenue Service agents' targeting of tea party and conservative groups, including the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, which he leads.

- Bring the Books! -

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Homeschooling Skyrockets in the U.S.

The number of homeschooled children in the United States has increased by 75 percent since 1999.

Teen Health Risk Rises with More Than One Can of Soft Drink a Day

Teenagers who drink more than one standard can (375g) of sugary drinks a day are putting themselves at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease such as heart disease or stroke in later life.

Vietnam Stonewalls Efforts to Rectify Religious Rights Abuses

In February, sustained night-time attacks by "villagers with the hand of the government behind them" in Vietnam's Central Highlands destroyed the homes and thousands of coffee plants of ethnic Sedang Christians. Eventually four families were forced to flee for their lives.

Former Planned Parenthood Employees Describe Delaware Abortion Centers

On May 29, two former employees of the nation's largest abortion provider testified before state lawmakers in Delaware.

Forced Marriage Immigrates to the U.S.

The Tahirih Justice Foundation identified 3,000 cases of forced marriage in the U.S. Many of the victims were immigrants from Muslim countries, but the survey found victims from Hindu, Buddhist and Christian (primarily Catholic from Mexico) backgrounds.

The Blood from Bleeding Edge

Bleeding edge seems to be everyone’s holy grail. This problem is churches can find that being bleeding edge can cut against them.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • June 10, 2013 |
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Both Sides See Gay Marriage as 'Inevitable'

About 72 percent of Americans say legal recognition of same-sex marriage is "inevitable," according to a survey released Thursday.

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