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65,000 Pro-Life Advocates Protest at 342 Planned Parenthood Sites

(UPDATED) 'The tide has turned' against leading abortion provider, claims pro-life leader.
65,000 Pro-Life Advocates Protest at 342 Planned Parenthood Sites
Desiring God

Update (Aug. 24): More than 65,000 people turned out to protest this weekend at 342 Planned Parenthood (PPFA) clinics, pro-life organizers reported on Sunday.

"This is a tipping point in the history of fighting Planned Parenthood," said Jim Sedlak, vice president ...

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One in Three Americans Say Divorce Is Still a Sin in Cases of Abuse

Pastors are more understanding when adultery, spousal abuse, or abandonment occurs.
One in Three Americans Say Divorce Is Still a Sin in Cases of Abuse
Courtesy, Bartolone Legal Group

About a third of Americans—and a quarter of Protestant pastors—say it is a sin to get divorced in cases of spousal abuse.

And many Americans are less forgiving than their pastors when it comes to divorce, especially in cases of adultery or abandonment.

Those ...

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From the Lunch Table to the Dissection Table: The Latest Planned Parenthood Pricing Parts Video

(UPDATED) 'Another boy!' says fetal tissue procurement tech as medical director discusses strategy to avoid legal problems.
From the Lunch Table to the Dissection Table: The Latest Planned Parenthood Pricing Parts Video
Center for Medical Progress

Update (July 30): A Planned Parenthood medical director in Colorado discussed in April how to talk about the organization's procurement of fetal tissue and body parts as "research," not as a business transaction to avoid violating federal law. This is featured ...

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Contraception Mandate Heading to Supreme Court

(UPDATED) Christian college cancels health insurance for students over emergency contraceptives.
Contraception Mandate Heading to Supreme Court

Update (July 30):

Wheaton College has announced that, effective tomorrow, it is canceling its student health insurance program, which covers an estimated 700 students, in the aftermath of the appeals court ruling that the school's health insurance provider offer emergency ...

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Two CCCU Colleges to Allow Same-Sex Married Faculty

(UPDATED) CCCU board invites member presidents to 'discuss the issue.'
Two CCCU Colleges to Allow Same-Sex Married Faculty
Brian Yoder Schlabach

Update (July 28): The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) will use a "deliberate and consultative process" to decide the fate of two members schools.

Last week, CCCU members Goshen College and Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) added "sexual ...

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Struggle over Same-Sex Marriage's Religious Liberty Ramifications Begins

(UPDATED) Liberty Institute sees good news, but other Christian legal groups disagree.
Struggle over Same-Sex Marriage's Religious Liberty Ramifications Begins
Elvert Barnes / FLICKR

The second act of the national debate over same-sex marriage began this week with a focus on religious liberty.

The Liberty Institute framed Friday’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage as actually a victory for religious liberty. The assessment was ...

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Here's What Supreme Court Says about Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom

(UPDATED) Justices disagree whether one paragraph gives enough protection.
Here's What Supreme Court Says about Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom
Ted Eytan - Flickr

State bans on same-sex marriage are no longer legal in America, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today.

So the question becomes: How will gay rights and religious rights be balanced?

Below is what the justices said in today's majority opinion and four dissents, as well ...

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Josh Duggar of '19 Kids and Counting' Apologizes, Resigns after Reports of Molesting 5 Young Girls

Police investigated sexual assaults in 2006, but no charges were brought against Duggar. TLC pulls program from its lineup.
Josh Duggar of '19 Kids and Counting' Apologizes, Resigns after Reports of Molesting 5 Young Girls
Josh Duggar

Josh Duggar, 27, the eldest child in the Duggar family of 19 Kids and Counting, apologized for acting “inexcusably” after InTouch, a gossip website, revealed that he had “forcibly fondled” 5 girls, all minors, when he was about 15 years old.

“Twelve ...

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US House Bans 20-Week Abortions on Kermit Gosnell Anniversary

(UPDATED) Boehner calls bill 'the most pro-life legislation to ever come before this body.'
US House Bans 20-Week Abortions on Kermit Gosnell Anniversary
American Life League

Voting 242-184 and largely along party lines, the US House approved the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act on Wednesday, the second anniversary of abortionist Kermit Gosnell's conviction for murder.

Pro-life groups hailed the vote's life-saving potential. ...

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Catching American Sex Offenders Overseas

Christian law professor calls for federal international mandated reporting law.
Catching American Sex Offenders Overseas
GRACE

Imagine you are the elderly wife of a low-level missionary at a remote Christian hospital and elementary school in the developing world.

By happenstance, you witness the highly esteemed chief physician repeatedly spending long hours alone with a young girl in a private ...

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Evangelicals Unite as Mennonites Mull How to Keep Peace over Sexuality

Conservatives announce alternative to Mennonite Church USA: Evana.
Evangelicals Unite as Mennonites Mull How to Keep Peace over Sexuality
Screenshot of Evana website

In a move reminiscent of the splintering of Presbyterians, Episcopalians, and Lutherans in America, a new network of churches is organizing itself as a conservative alternative to the Mennonite Church USA (MC USA).

This month, the group announced its name: Evana, a combination ...

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Abortion Pill Reversal Allows Women to Change Their Minds—and Saves Lives

Progesterone dose reverses mifepristone effects. Critics dismiss it as ‘junk science.’
Abortion Pill Reversal Allows Women to Change Their Minds—and Saves Lives
LinePharma

About one year ago, Rebecca Medina, a 25-year-old nursing student in Orange County, California, faced a defining moment in her life. Conflicted about having an abortion, she took the 200 mg mifepristone abortion pill at the last possible moment, took a nap, and when she woke ...

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Abortion by Dismemberment Banned in Kansas

Surge in pro-life legislation in states enters fifth year.
Abortion by Dismemberment Banned in Kansas
G.Skidmore

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback this week signed a first-in-the-nation law that prohibits dismembering the body of an unborn child during an abortion.

“Dismemberment abortion kills a baby by tearing her apart limb from limb,” said National Right to Life (NRL) Director ...

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One-Child Policy Tweak Fails in China

There are 116 boys to 100 girls nationwide. Forced abortions, sterilizations are still widespread.
One-Child Policy Tweak Fails in China
Courtesy, K.Belletje

Two years ago, China relaxed its controversial one-child policy, allowing up to 11 million couples have a second child. But only 470,000 babies were born as a result, representing just 10 percent of eligible couples.

In mid-March, Premier Li Keqiang in a once-per-year meeting ...

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Revisiting Evangelicals' Favorite Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Indiana draws criticism while Utah draws praise in latest attempts to balance religious and gay rights.
Revisiting Evangelicals' Favorite Same-Sex Marriage Laws
Shaun Fisher/Flickr, Richie Diesterheft/Flickr

When it comes to balancing the rights of religious and LGBT individuals, there’s a big difference when lawmakers versus judges make the attempt.

The latest case studies: Indiana and Utah.

On Wednesday, Indiana became the 20th state to pass a state-version of the ...

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