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US District Court Judge Granade issues permanent order in support of gay ‘marriage’

BIRMINGHAM — U.S. District Court Judge Callie V.S. Granade issued a June 7 order attempting to ensure same-sex “marriage” in all 67 Alabama counties. Granade’s June order was issued in the Strawser v. Alabama case, a lawsuit filed by same-sex … Continue reading

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AL Supreme Court rules against VictoryLand

MONTGOMERY (TAB) — Using firm language, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled against VictoryLand’s casino forfeiture case March 31. The decision allows the state to destroy more than 1,200 electronic bingo machines it confiscated from the casino and keep more than … Continue reading

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Religious liberty predicted next fight in America following today’s marriage ruling

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a long-awaited decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled 5–4 today in favor of legalizing same-sex “marriage,” two years to the day after striking down the Defense of Marriage Act. The Court’s opinion read in part, “The … Continue reading

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Baptist judge orders recognition of gay ‘marriage’

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BNG) — An Arkansas judge ruled June 9 the state must recognize 500 same-sex “marriages” that were performed during a six-day window in May 2014. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen said same-sex couples who obtained marriage … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — Shahan planned to move to U.K. to begin ‘new life’ with boyfriend

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The bond for Richard Shahan, accused of murdering his wife in July 2013, is set at $100,000. During an afternoon hearing Jan. 16, Jefferson County District Judge Sheldon Watkins decided on the bond amount under the conditions that … Continue reading

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Twitter carries Baptist leaders’ dismay with gay ‘marriage’ ruling

NASHVILLE (BP) — Social media, particularly Twitter, was a preferred format for Southern Baptist leaders and others to express their reactions in the hours that followed the landmark Supreme Court decisions on gay “marriage” June 26. Columns written and tweeted by … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Another setback for cross in southern California veterans memorial

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered another setback — though not a final one — to the effort to preserve a cross in a southern California veterans memorial. The justices announced June 25 they would not review … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Greater Grace Church in Azerbaijan awaits court ruling

BAKU, Azerbaijan (CDN) — A Christian congregation in Azerbaijan is waiting pensively to see if a judge will uphold a court order that banned its right to meet and “liquidated” the church. “They are upset, but at the same time … Continue reading

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