Religious Liberties/Persecution

Comedy Central Exec Threatens Church

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/16/2018 6:14:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what a Comedy Central executive said yesterday (Viacom owns Comedy Central): Viacom has a serious problem on its hands: Jake Weisman, the co-creator and writer of the Comedy Central show, "Corporate" (he also stars in the show), has threatened to "bring the whole system do Source: Catholic League

Winter Olympics Promotes Homosexuality as Principle 6 is Pushed

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/15/2018 1:00:00 AM
Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Wis., Feb. 15, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Olympic skater Adam Rippon and skier Gus Kenworthy are promoting homosexuality as normal behavior. They are the first openly gay Winter Olympians from the United States. They have been verbally attacking Vice President Mike Pence. Kenworthy recently appeared on the Ellen Degeneres show criticizing Pence. Hillary Clinton praised the gay athletes and said she will be focusing on them as sh Source: 4 Winds Christian Athletics

Trump's Bid to Ax the NEA

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/14/2018 10:18:03 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses how President Trump's new budget affects the National Endowment for the Arts: President Trump's new budget envisions the end of the National Endowment for the Arts. Its death is long overdue. Under the Trump plan, the NEA would be phased out in 2019, providing $29 million to cover t Source: Catholic League

FBI Agent and Attorney Who Attacked and Demonized President Trump Attack and Demean the Pro-life Movement in Recently Released Hate Filled Texts

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/13/2018 3:47:04 AM
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741, revmahoney@aol.comWASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI attorney Lisa Page describing the pro-life community in the texts said, they "hated these people," referred to hundreds of thousands of peaceful people participating in the annual March for Life as "F*cking marchers," and "Assholes," and hoped they could "cancel the  permit" for the event.Member Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Controversy Hits Two Catholic Schools

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/12/2018 6:50:04 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue (photo) comments on why two Catholic schools are embroiled in controversy:   A student at a Catholic school in Greenwich, Connecticut showed her support for Planned Parenthood by posting one of its stickers on her laptop. She was told to remove it.   A teacher at a Catholic school in Miami was f Source: Catholic League

Declassified FBI Texts Demonstrate Bias Against Anti-Abortion Activists

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/12/2018 5:10:04 AM
Declassified FBI Texts Demonstrate Bias Against Anti-Abortion Activists   Is the "deep state" biased against pro-lifers?   Contact: Mark Harrington, National Director, Created Equal, 614-419-9000, mark@createdequal.org   COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the midst of a swirling controversy over declassified communications between the FBI's Peter Strzok and Lisa Page involving the Russia investigation, new text messages have emerged demonstr Source: Created Equal

Child Evangelism Fellowship Wins Permanent Injunction Against Indiana School District

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/9/2018 6:10:05 AM
Contact: Rachel Hamel, Corporate Communications Manager, Child Evangelism Fellowship, 636-456-4321 ext 1177 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- An Indiana federal district court has granted Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) a permanent injunction against an unconstitutional policy that the School District of Pike Township used to discriminate against after-school Good News Clubs, one of the ministries of CEF for children K-5. In violation of the U.S. Constitution's Fi Source: Child Evangelism Fellowship

FBI Agent Lisa Page Hates Pro-Lifers

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/9/2018 5:20:05 AM
Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.orgNEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a tweet yesterday by Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist and Fox News (forwarded to him by Catholic author Bill Doino): If the public were asked about Lisa Page, most would not know who she is. If those who know who she is were asked in a word association game to identify what she is known for, they Source: Catholic League

Reading 'Pilgrim's Progress' is Not an Evil Cult Activity

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/5/2018 9:33:01 AM
Contact: Brynne Lawrence, ChinaAid, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org   KUNMING, YUNNAN, China, Feb. 5. 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- China Aid releases the following with a petition to Donald Trump and 8 others: Christians in China's southern Yunnan province are under attack, facing long prison sentences as Chinese authorities try to eradicate their religion under the guise of cracking down on "evil cults."   In 2016, Yunnan officials formed an investigative team dedica Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

14 Christians Vanish into Police Custody

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/1/2018 7:39:03 AM
Contact: ChinaAid, 432-689-6985 office, 432-553-1080 media phone, media@chinaaid.orgWENZHOU, Zhejiang, China, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- 14 Christian house church leaders vanished in China's coastal Zhejiang province on Jan. 13, the latest in a saga of China's serial persecution of religion.The Christians, all leaders of China's underground house church movement's Middle Eastern evangelism network, are believed to be in the custody of Chinese state sec Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

ChinaAid Publishes Top 10 Persecution Cases Report

Religious Liberties / Persecution2/1/2018 5:55:03 AM
Contact: ChinaAid.org,432-689-6985,432-553-1080,media@chinaaid.org  MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 1, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- ChinaAid released its annual Top 10 Persecution Cases report yesterday, providing an in-depth look into China's most prominent persecution cases from January-December 2017. Photo: "Pastor Zhang Shaojie has been in prison for his faith since 2013. Last year, authorities officially revoked his ordination and deposed him. His case is one of many highligh Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Black Robed Regiment: ARISE!

Religious Liberties / Persecution1/30/2018 5:05:01 AM
Contact: Dr. Scott Lively, 413-250-0984, sdllaw@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In the Revolutionary War, pastors who joined the Continental Army were called the Black Robed Regiment, and there were many because they understood the need for Godly Leadership to defeat tyranny. Without them we would not have become the first and greatest Constitutional Republic in the history of the world: a nation founded upon the Bible and a Covenental Oath called the Decla Source: Abiding Truth Ministries

Evangelist Alveda King: Can Anything Good Come from President Trump? Yes! Happy Paychecks

Religious Liberties / Persecution1/29/2018 3:32:05 AM
Contact: Leslie Palma, 732-757-9087 ATLANTA, Jan. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Contrary to "fake news", current tax cuts commandeered by President Donald Trump are resulting in financial blessings and not just for the rich and famous. Calls are coming in across America about how due to POTUS tax cuts, paychecks have increased in every sector and how job rates are rising and unemployment is falling. Human capital is also rising as POTUS sheds light in the tunnels for womb babies. P Source: Alveda King Ministries

FRC's Tony Perkins Travels to Guatemala, Meets with President Jimmy Morales

Religious Liberties / Persecution1/26/2018 7:44:02 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS or 866-372-6397 GUATEMALA CITY, Jan. 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins traveled with a small delegation of evangelical leaders to Guatemala City to meet with President Jimmy Morales, Vice President Jafeth Cabrera and key members of the Morales administration to commend Guatemala for recognizing Jerusalem as the undivided, eternal capital of Israel, and discuss other vital issues such as his Source: Family Research Council

Reversed -- Washington State Supreme Court Sides with Firefighter Who was Fired for His Faith

Religious Liberties / Persecution1/26/2018 6:14:05 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-616-4126OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 26, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Washington State Supreme Court today ruled in favor of a former Spokane fire captain who was fired for refusing to self-censor his religious expression. The court held that the Spokane Valley Fire Department committed unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination when it admonished and ultimately terminated Sprague.  At issue were the SVFD's e-mail and electronic bull Source: Pacific Justice Institute