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Judicial Watch: Documents Detail Nancy Pelosi's $185,000 CODEL to Italy and Ukraine in 2015

Washington DC1/18/2019 10:41:01 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained documents through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Air Force detailing $134,587.81 plus $50,000 for an advance of funds for an "escort officer" for a total of $184.587.81 for then-House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) Congressional delegation (CODEL) to Italy and Ukraine in 2015.Judicial Watch Source: Judicial Watch

Evangelist Alveda King: Marching for Life, Congressman King's Our Brother, the Wall Makes Sense, MLK Day All About Love

Washington DC1/18/2019 6:11:05 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Jan. 18, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: As "boots on the ground" in Washington, DC for the 24th Annual National Memorial Prayer Service and the March for Life today, I'm also getting calls to defend Congressman Steve King for racist remarks. Meanwhile, my family and I are in the heat and heart of the celebration of the 90th birthday of my uncle Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And people ar Source: Alveda King Ministries

A Myriad of Youth will 'Die' on the Steps of SCOTUS Tomorrow, Jan. 18, in Peaceful, Pro-Life Demonstration

Washington DC1/17/2019 3:36:02 AM
Contact: Fr. Terry Gensemer, CEC For Life, 205-253-0159 WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Tomorrow at 11:00 a.m., dozens of youth will hold a peaceful, prayerful Memorial Die-In directly in front of the United States Supreme Court. Organized by Charismatic Episcopal Church for Life (CEC For Life) as part of their annual March for Life events, the Die-In offers a sobering visual with youth lying on the ground covered in red cloth to represent solidarity with voiceless preborn Source: CEC For Life

Americans Support People of Faith Serving in Government and as Judges

Washington DC1/16/2019 10:49:03 AM
Results coincide with Religious Liberty Day Contact: Joe Cullen, Knights of Columbus, 203-415-9314, joseph.cullen@kofc.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- A new Marist Poll survey finds that Americans overwhelmingly oppose using faith as a factor in appointments to jobs in the federal government. In addition, strong majorities of Americans support protection of religious freedom and think that people of faith should be able to serve as judges and other government appoint Source: Knights of Columbus

Religious Freedom Day

Washington DC1/16/2019 7:12:04 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- President Donald Trump recognizes that faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of America and today issued a Presidential Proclamation affirming Religious Freedom Day, 2019. In recognition of this day, President Trump states in his proclamation: "On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate our Nation's long-standing commitment to freedom of conscie Source: Liberty Counsel

Federal Court Orders Discovery on Clinton Email, Benghazi Scandal: Top Obama-Clinton Officials, Susan Rice, and Ben Rhodes to Respond to Judicial Watch Questions Under Oath

Washington DC1/15/2019 10:54:00 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that United States District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ruled that discovery can begin in Hillary Clinton's email scandal. Obama administration senior State Department officials, lawyers and Clinton aides will now be deposed under oath. Senior officials, including Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan, and FBI official E.W. Priestap, will now have to an Source: Judicial Watch

Marist Poll Finds 3 in 4 Americans Support Substantial Abortion Restrictions

Washington DC1/15/2019 9:56:01 AM
About 2 in 3 want Roe reinterpreted to allow restriction by states or ban the procedureContact: Joe Cullen, Knights of Columbus, 203-415-9314, joseph.cullen@kofc.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The eleventh annual Marist Poll on American attitudes toward abortion finds that overwhelming majorities support substantial restrictions on abortion, and would like to see Roe v. Wade reinterpreted to allow restrictions. Three in four Americans (75 percent) say aborti Source: Knights of Columbus

Coptic Solidarity Cautions a New Cathedral Does Not Negate the Reality of the Copts Ongoing Persecution

Washington DC1/15/2019 7:06:05 AM
Contact: Lindsay Griffin, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.orgWASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity welcomes the opening of a new cathedral in Egypt's administrative Capital. Yet, a single church remains only symbolic, as it is not accompanied by genuine changes in the Copts' conditions. It is not a reason to deny the ongoing persecution of Egypt's Copts at the hands of the Egyptian government and society, or their lack of religious Source: Coptic Solidarity

Jan. 18th: Dozens of Youth Set to 'Die' on the Steps of SCOTUS in Peaceful, Pro-Life Demonstration

Washington DC1/14/2019 9:31:04 AM
Contact: Fr. Terry Gensemer, CEC For Life, 205-253-0159 WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Friday, January 18th at 11 AM, dozens of youth will hold a peaceful, prayerful Memorial Die-In directly in front of the United States Supreme Court. Organized by Charismatic Episcopal Church for Life (CEC For Life) as part of their annual March for Life events, the Die-In offers a sobering visual with youth lying on the ground covered in red cloth to represent solidarity with voiceles Source: CEC For Life

Judicial Watch Seeks to Question Top Obama-Clinton Officials on Clinton Email Issue, Seeks Depositions of Susan Rice and Ben Rhodes on Benghazi Talking Points Documents

Washington DC1/10/2019 7:44:00 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it submitted a court-ordered discovery plan for the depositions of several top former government officials involved in the Clinton email scandal, including Obama administration senior officials Susan Rice, Ben Rhodes, Jacob Sullivan, and FBI official E.W. Priestap.Judicial Watch "intends to update the Court regarding the depositions of Hilla Source: Judicial Watch

Evangelist Alveda King: African American Leaders Unite Around the Wall to Help Avoid Looming Crisis

Washington DC1/10/2019 5:22:02 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: Some claim that building a wall is a "medieval solution" to a modern problem. The wheel is an ancient solution too. Nobody's complaining about that. POTUS is on target. Walls do work; as in the days of Ezra and Nehemiah, walls are still viable solutions. Why now? Just days away are the March for Life and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday yet America Source: Alveda King Ministries

Operation Rescue Supports Funding the Wall to Alleviate Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Washington DC1/9/2019 6:56:05 AM
Contact: Troy Newman, President, 316-683-6790 ext. 111;Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Vice President, 316-516-3034,both with Operation Rescue, info.operationrescue@gmail.com WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 9, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Operation Rescue strongly supports funding the building of a wall at the southern border in order to alleviate a serious humanitarian crisis that is resulting in a boon for human sex traffickers and other criminals that are victimizing women and children by the thousands.Tro Source: Operation Rescue

Congressional Catholics Differ on Abortion

Washington DC1/8/2019 4:37:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Congressional Catholics: The 163 Catholics in the new Congress are split on abortion: almost all Republicans are pro-life and almost all Democrats are abortion-rights advocates. For incumbents, we checked their voting record as scored by NARAL and National Right to Life. Typically, those who rece Source: Catholic League

Evangelist Alveda C King: 2019 New Year Challenges Will Bring Our Nation to Our Knees

Washington DC1/7/2019 4:30:00 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is submitted by Evangelist Alveda King: With 2019 unfolding, we leave the roller coaster year of 2018 behind us. Now moving into 2019, we can expect more fireworks which will be accelerated in the Spirit. Source: Alveda King Ministries

Marching to End Abortion

Washington DC1/4/2019 8:36:05 AM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2019 /Christian Newswire/ -- The 46th annual March for Life Rally, which marks the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court Roe v. Wade abortion opinion, will be held on January 18, 2019 in Washington, D.C.  This year's March for Life theme is "Unique from Day One" and conveys the message that each life begins at conception. The stated purpose of the march is to end abortion by &qu Source: Liberty Counsel