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Quran Burning Church Vows To Proceed Without Fire Permit

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) Fire officials in Gainesville, Fla., have denied a permit to a church that wants to burn Qurans on Sept. 11, but church officials said they’ll go ahead with the protest that has garnered worldwide attention. Leaders of the Dove World Outreach Center say “Islam is of the Devil” […]

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‘Christian Warrior’ Militia Members Arrested In Plot To Kill Police

There is more evidence of the lunacy of the Far Right, as reports trickle in about the nine people in a “Christian warrior” militia group, called the Hutaree, who were accused Monday of plotting to kill a Michigan law enforcement officer and then attack other police at the resulting funeral. It really shouldn’t surprise anyone […]

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The National Day of Prayer

Conservative religious groups roundly criticized President Obama last Thursday for what the Associated Press called his “muted” observance of National Prayer Day. Traditionally, during George W. Bush’s administration, Shirley Dobson,  the chairwoman of National Day of Prayer Task Force, which organizes the prayer day festivities, would celebrate the day of prayer at the White House. […]

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Christian Right Takes New Tactic

Monday, May 17, 1999 Christian right takes new tactic By George Bullard/The Detroit News The Christian right, which promised to revolutionize government in Michigan and elsewhere, has developed schisms after an uneven record of achievement. It accomplished only a fraction of what it set out to do 20 years ago. Also, most Americans probably don’t […]

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