Ethiopia: The First Christian Nation?
For centuries, historians have widely accepted the argument that Armenia was the first Christian nation. This important claim has become a source of national pride for Armenians and has remained virtually undisputed for centuries -- until now. (IBT)
Both sides say first amendment is in their corner as first ruling on prayer in meetings looms
In the past five years, two U.S. circuit courts have split on how to apply Marsh. But the 6th Circuit, which includes the federal district courts in Tennessee, hasn't ruled directly on legislative prayer. (timesfreepress.com)
Michigan Outlaws Disrupting Religious Services
HB 5560 makes it a misdemeanor to enter or remain on property, or obstruct entry or exit to property, with the intent of disrupting individuals meeting there in the pursuit of their free exercise of religion. First offenders may be sentenced to up to 93 days in jail, $1000 fine or 100 hours of community service. (Religion Clause)