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Moore, Catholic bishop urge religious freedom envoy in South Central Asia, Near East

NASHVILLE (ABP) — A Southern Baptist official and a Roman Catholic bishop signed a joint letter March 4 asking two U.S. senators to allow a vote on a bill that would create and fund a new envoy to promote religious liberty … Continue reading

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Texas capitol speakers urge pro-life bills

AUSTIN, Texas (BP) — The eyes of America were on Texas on July 8 as an estimated 2,000 pro-lifers rallied in support of bills moving through the legislature to stop most abortions beyond 20 weeks’ gestation as well as increase … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments: Religious document, historical document, or both?

MONTGOMERY (al.com) — A proposed state constitutional amendment pending in the Alabama Legislature brings back the debate about displaying the Ten Commandments on state property. The proposal, by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, reads in part: “Property belonging to the state may … Continue reading

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Online poker update: bill dead for now, Reid says

WASHINGTON (BP) — The effort to legalize online poker in this session of Congress is dead, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has announced. The Democratic senator from Nevada said Dec. 14 he had given up on his own bill with barely two … Continue reading

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