As a former service member I wish to extend my thanks to all military members. Both current and retired.
Whether you are for a particular conflict or against it the troops are not the one to take your anger out on.
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A Florida man's 30-year prison sentence for sexual battery has been tossed by an appeals court that ruled a judge injected his religious views in the case.
The Florida Times-Union reported Friday that the 1st District Court of Appeal ordered a new sentencing hearing for Percy Edgardo Torres, 44, of Jacksonville. His 2011 conviction still stands.
The appeals court found that Circuit…
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A bus driver for the Burnsville school district was fired last week for leading kids in Christian prayers on his bus, even after he was warned to stop — a move he considers a violation of his freedom of speech.
George Nathaniel, 49, of Richfield, who is also a pastor for a…Continue
LAKELAND | City Commissioners are showing support for prayer during public meetings approving Lakeland officials' request to write an amicus brief to accompany a United States Supreme Court case.…
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From time to time we will post the guidelines in a blog to make sure everyone has had a chance to read them.
We have just crossed 18000 members and that number continues to climb! Thank you all for your support and contributions!!
The Guidelines have been and can always be found above in the "ABOUT" tab, or by going to; …Continue
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By Dan Merica, CNN
(CNN) – Who can people call when religious doubts arise, but they're afraid to talk to their faith leaders or families?
A group that helps…
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Published on May 12, 2013
A revised version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.
With thanks to…
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Scientists at Harvard University think they have found a way to possibly reverse the aging process in human organs.
Dr. Richard Lee, Director of the Regenerative Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Amy Wagers, of the Department of Regenerative Biology at Harvard, made the discovery when they were working with younger and…Continue
(not Cori Withell)
A row has erupted over a priest banning yoga from a church hall because the class was “not compatible” with the Catholic faith.
Instructor Cori Withell said the classes she booked for yoga and pilates at St Edmund's Church building in Southampton were cancelled with 10 days to…
This week, 34 well-regarded Mauritanian religious and national leaders signed a fatwa, or Islamic law, banning female genital mutilation (FGM). The fatwa is considered a huge stride toward women's rights in the Islam world.
Female genital mutilation, or genital cutting, is a form of female circumcision. It entails removing all or part of the external female genitalia, including the clitoris and labia.
It is often practiced on girls between the time they're born and their early…Continue
Editor’s Note: Earlier this week, in an essay that drew a deluge of comments, British comic, actor and filmmaker Ricky Gervais…Continue
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