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Midday Roundup: FBI thwarts alleged attack inspired by ISIS

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Motive and means? A 20-year-old Ohio man plotted a lone-wolf terror attack on the U.S. Capitol and purchased the guns to carry it out, authorities claim. FBI…

Comparing Christians to slave owners and Nazis

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | You’re probably familiar with Jack Phillips, the Christian owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Colorado (see “Forced down the same-sex wedding aisle” by…

Forced down the same-sex wedding aisle

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | An update on five small businesses that refused to participate in same-sex weddings and paid a heavy price

Atlanta mayor denies religious motives in fire chief’s termination

By Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed fired Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran on Tuesday over a spat that started with a faith-based book and ended with LGBT activists…

Atheists try to squelch the Christmas spirit in Indiana

By Daniel James Devine
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE: The nativity scene in Brookville, Ind., will remain in place until the day after Christmas, said an attorney representing the city. Peter Breen,

Christmastime, still

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | In the new year Christ’s light will shine in the darkest places

Russell Moore on cultural slings and arrows

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | SBC’s Ethics and Religious Liberty president talks about equipping the church to share the gospel in sometimes hostile territory

Kentucky sinks tourism tax incentives for Noah’s ark theme park

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | Kentucky officials withdrew a state tax incentive package last week for a Christian nonprofit building a replica of Noah’s ark, claiming the rebate violated…

As the battle over religious liberty wages, don’t lose heart

As the battle over religious liberty wages, don’t lose heart

By La Shawn Barber
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Sexuality | I have a recurring dream where I’m searching a huge building for a restroom. I eventually find one, but I discover the doors to the stalls leave a big gap…

Army chaplain reprimanded for discussing his faith

Army chaplain reprimanded for discussing his faith

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | After multiple combat deployments, chaplain and U.S. Army Ranger Joseph Lawhorne shared during a suicide prevention training class how his faith had helped…

Globe Trot: Violence spikes in Afghanistan ahead of U.S. withdrawal

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Taliban insurgency is on the upswing—no surprise—as U.S. forces prepare for a departure at the end of this month. At least 19 people were…

Senate OKs new religious freedom ambassador

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | Decision caps busy week in Washington for religious freedom

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