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Conservative Methodists are taking quick action to split from their liberal counterparts

  As the official split between conservative and liberal Methodists continues to drag on, conservatives went ahead and released plans for a new denomination called the Global Methodist Church, which will not recognize same-sex marriage.   Quick Facts   The United Methodist Church (UMC) has long been expected to split along ideological lines, but the...

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Professor at Jesuit university suspended for anonymously criticizing reparations

  Gregory Manco, a math professor at St. Joseph’s University, has been suspended for criticizing racial reparations on his private and anonymous Twitter account, continuing a disturbing trend of universities silencing any disagreement over issues relating to race.   Quick Facts   Manco was placed on paid leave after students complained that his tweets, made...

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Jailed Canadian Pastor’s Wife Talks Details of Arrest

  Erin Coates, wife of Canadian pastor James Coates, who was arrested in February for continuing to hold services in violation of COVID-19 restrictions, has come out publicly to say that her husband is obeying what God has called him to do and that God is in control of their situation.   Quick Facts  ...

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House votes to pass the Equality Act, legislation that would severely endanger religious liberty

    The U.S. House of Representatives has voted and passed the controversial Equality Act on Thursday, Feb. 14. Proponents of the law claim that it is needed to prevent discrimination against LGBTQ people, while critics claim the law will be a dangerous infringement on religious liberty and women’s rights.   For a detailed discussion...

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Georgia governor introduces the “Faith Protection Act” to limit emergency gubernatorial powers

    Gov. Brian Kemp, R, last week introduced the “Faith Protection Act” last week, which would prevent Georgia governors from using their emergency powers to place limits on religious gatherings.   Quick Facts   Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp cited the action of other states that sharply restricted worship as the motivation behind his proposed...

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Amazon removes book questioning transgender movement and labels it as hate

    Amazon has pulled Ryan Anderson’s book “When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Movement” from its site without notifying him after the online retail giant altered its content policy and determined that the book now qualifies as offensive content.   Quick Facts   Ryan Anderson’s book about the transgender movement has been...

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Lifelong liberal staffer at Smith College resigns over critical race theory

    Jodi Shaw, a self-proclaimed lifelong liberal, resigned from her job at Smith College in Massachusetts recently, claiming that the school’s adherence to race-based theories created a hostile work environment.   Quick Facts   Jodi Shaw recently resigned from her position as a student support coordinator at Smith College. Shaw, who graduated from Smith...

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Student files lawsuit against Duke University for violating his due process rights

  A male student at Duke University has filed a lawsuit against the school, alleging that officials violated his rights to due process and caused him irreparable damage.   Quick Facts   A Duke student filed suit in Durham County Superior Court claiming that the university violated his rights to due process while mishandling sexual...

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Biden expects COVID-19 restrictions to continue until Christmas or beyond

  The promise of “two weeks to flatten the curve” is well on its way to being “two years to flatten the curve,” as President Joe Biden recently expressed uncertainty about exactly when a return to normalcy will occur.   President Biden was recently asked when he thought the country could enjoy a return to...

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New House bill calls for reparations — but some say it will further divide rather than heal America

    A recent bill working its way through the House of Representatives seeks to form the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans.   Quick Facts   R. 40, introduced by Texas Democrat Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, seeks to explore racial reparations by setting up a study commission. Jackson Lee calls the...

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