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ERLC set to launch #PrayForRefugees campaign on 5th anniversary of Syrian Civil War

WASHINGTON (ERLC) — The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention have organized a March 15 prayer campaign, #PrayForRefugees, marking the fifth anniversary of Syrian Civil War. Campaign leaders are encouraging churches, Christian organizations and individuals … Continue reading

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Attorney General Strange files brief in support of First Amendment rights for New Mexico photographers

ALBEQUERQUE, N.M. (AGO, TAB) — In support of the owners of Elane Photography in New Mexico, the office of Attorney General Luther Strange filed a legal brief in mid-December petitioning for the United States Supreme Court to take a case … Continue reading

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Breaking News — 37 religious organizations urge Congress to pass anti-discrimination bill

WASHINGTON (ABP) — Thirty-seven faith groups wrote senators June 12 urging passage of a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism coordinated the letter signed by faith … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Chen in U.S.

NEW YORK (BP) — Chinese human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States May 19 with his wife and two children, beginning a new chapter of freedom despite ongoing concern for his family in China. With little notice, … Continue reading

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