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Archive for January, 2008

-35 Years of Roe: The Lowest US Abortion Rates Since 1974

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Today is the 35 year anniversary of the Roe Vs. Wade US Supreme Court decision that opened the floodgates and allowed abortion in this country.   Response: This is not a date to be celebrated for those of us who are Pro-Life. However, we can celebrate that the abortion rates in this country have declined […]

-Malaysia: Christian Bible Story Books Confiscated

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

The Malaysian government confiscated Bible story books meant for Christian children because they contained illustrations and ‘images’ of prophets. Such images are forbidden in Islam. Internal Security Ministry officials said that they confiscated the books because the illustrations offended Muslims. However, Christian officials pointed out that they were never intended for Muslims in the first […]

-Islam: Divorce by Text Message?

Friday, January 18th, 2008

There is a case before Egyptian courts to determine if a man may divorce his wife using a text message via his cell phone: “I divorce you, I divorce you, I divorce you” This is normally all it takes to get the job done according to Islamic law. However, usually it is declared in person […]

-Christian Leaders: Candidates Should Not Talk Religion

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

More than 2 dozen Christian leaders have issued a statement to all of the candidates for President (USA) urging them to eliminate divisive religious rhetoric from their campaigns. The document contained 3 principals:   "Keeping Faith: Principles to Protect Religion on the Campaign Trail" 1. Avoid using religious or doctrinal differences to marginalize or disparage […]

-USA: Jan. 16 -Religious Freedom Day

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

President Bush proclaimed January 16, 2008 as: "Religious Freedom Day" The president called it a day for all Americans: “…to reflect on the great blessing of religious liberty, endeavor to preserve this freedom for future generations, and commemorate this day with appropriate events and activities.” In addition he stated: “In an era during which an […]

-UK: Muslim Clerk Refuses to Sell Bible Story Book

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

A shopper in the UK was humiliated by a Muslim clerk who refused to touch a Bible Stories book, naming it ‘unclean’ and calling for another staff member to finish the sale. To their credit, even the Muslim Council of Britain considered this ‘offensive’ and uncalled for. Response: This is just the latest incident in […]