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  • Pro-abortion lawyers throw support behind David Daleiden

    February 12 2016 by Bonnie Pritchett, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Pro-abortion lawyers throw support behind David Daleiden

    Two unlikely advocates, Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf, both pro-abortion attorneys and law professors at Cornell University, called the indictment of pro-life activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt “deeply disturbing” and a potential threat to the “vital” work of undercover journalists and activists.

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  • Larycia Hawkins agree to part ways, Wheaton endows scholarship

    February 12 2016 by Leigh Jones, WORLD News Service | with 0 comments
    Larycia Hawkins agree to part ways, Wheaton endows scholarship

    Wheaton College and Larycia Hawkins, the political science professor who started a furor over theology and academic freedom after declaring on social media that Christians and Muslims serve the same God, announced Feb. 5 they are amicably parting ways.

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  • WMU search committee named; prayer requested

    February 12 2016 by Julie Walters, WMU | with 0 comments
    WMU search committee named; prayer requested

    National Woman’s Missionary Union President Linda Cooper has named the search committee for identifying the woman God would have as the missions organization’s next executive director and requested prayer for the committee’s work. Wanda Lee announced to the WMU board her intention to retire …

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  • Liberty Institute: NASA bans ‘Jesus’ in emails

    February 12 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Liberty Institute: NASA bans ‘Jesus’ in emails

    Liberty Institute has threatened legal action against NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC)  in Houston, charging that employees who comprise a praise group were prohibited from using the name of Jesus in emails advertising a meeting. NASA’s JSC committed “prohibited viewpoint discrimination,” and violated the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, ...

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  • Charles Couey, advocate for the blind, dies

    February 12 2016 by Art Toalston, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Charles Couey, advocate for the blind, dies

    Charles Couey, who labored in behalf of blind Southern Baptists for more than 30 years, died Jan. 31. He was 69. As an advocate for the blind, Couey was involved in a number of initiatives, producing braille programs for annual meetings and braille copies of several Sunday School resources and ...

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  • Trump, Sanders dominate in N.H.

    February 11 2016 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Trump, Sanders dominate in N.H.

    Maverick candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders easily won Feb. 9 in the first primary election to determine the major political parties’ nominees for the White House. Trump – the brash, billionaire businessman and celebrity – outdistanced the crowded Republican field by nearly 20 points to gain victory in the New Hampshire primary.

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