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Archive for February, 2012

-NY Churches Meeting in Schools Win a Stay

Friday, February 17th, 2012

                             (Image via Wikipedia) The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) won a temporary restraining order against a New York ruling that bans churches from renting public schools. The stay puts off the  eviction for 10 days while the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York takes another look at the case and reconsiders […]

-Mormon Church Apologizes for Violating Their Agreement with Jewish Leaders

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

                                              (Image via Wikipedia) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) has apologized for violating an agreement that they had with Jewish leaders not to posthumously ‘baptize’ victims of the holocaust. Here is the story: CNN) – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has apologized for "a serious breach of […]

-Mass: Atheist Couple Sue to Remove ‘Under God’ from Pledge of Allegiance in Schools

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

         (I Pledge Allegiance -Photo: Richard Elzey) Atheist parents of three children in the Acton Public Schools and the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District are suing to have the ‘under God’ clause removed from the Pledge of Allegiance that is recited in the Massachusetts schools every day according to state law. The name of the family […]

-A Choice Between Progressive Agenda and Religious Freedom?

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

                                  (Image via CrunchBase) The continuing saga of President Obama verses the Catholic leaders on Contraceptives and abortives is drawing out many to take sides and causing some to say some  things that they have thought for years, spoke about only among friends, but haven’t dared to speak about in public. Last week it was […]

-Obama Chief of Staff: No More Compromises on Contraceptives

Monday, February 13th, 2012

       (Jacob Lew via Wikipedia) Over the weekend, Obama’s Chief of Staff, Jacob Lew supported the President’s so-called ‘compromise’ and asserted that the administration would not be backing away from the contraceptive mandate. From Fox News: Despite renewed statements of concern by Catholic leaders, the Obama administration is done negotiating and will finalize its plan […]

-Evangelical Reaction to Obama’s Supposed ‘Compromise’

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

           (Photo credit: jamesomalley) The reaction to Obama’s contraceptive ‘compromise’ has been quick, decisive, and quite negative among religious leaders. I posted my initial reactions yesterday and if nothing else I am even more critical of the Obama plan today. First of all here’s the US Catholic Bishops’ response to Obama’s new proposal. They are […]