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Ban on ‘dismemberment’ abortions closer to becoming SC law | The State

  Ban on ‘dismemberment’ abortions closer to becoming SC law | The State After about 40 minutes of gut-wrenching testimony Thursday and a short debate, a panel of state senators OK’d a bill that would make it a crime in South Carolina to perform what doctors consider the safest method of second-trimester abortions. more…

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FBI failed to follow protocol on tip | TheHill

FBI failed to follow protocol on tip about accused high school shooter The FBI said Friday that it failed to follow “protocols” when it received a tip earlier this year about the teenager accused of killing 17 in a mass shooting at a South Florida high school. more…

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“All eyes on Justice Kennedy” – CNNPolitics

Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cake case – CNNPolitics As the Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBT rights on Tuesday, all eyes were on Justice Anthony Kennedy, who might have to reconcile two strands of his jurisprudence. … But when the subject turned to free exercise of religion, Kennedy was…

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17 killed in shooting at high school – NBC News

17 killed in shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida, authorities say – NBC News At least 17 people were dead after a 19-year-old former student opened fire at a South Florida high school on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The suspect was identified as Nikolas Cruz, a former student who had been expelled from Marjory…

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Sports Illustrated hypocrisy #MeToo – ChristianPost

Christians Disgusted, Point Out Irony  as Sports Illustrated “Celebrates” #MeToo Sports Illustrated magazine released on Wednesday a preview of its annual issue, featuring naked women displaying slogans linked to the #MeToo movement on their bare skin.Critics, including Christian singers and writers, have called out the irony in protesting the objectification of women by seemingly objectifying…

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Bermuda repeals same-sex marriage | The Guardian

Bermuda becomes first jurisdiction in the world to repeal same-sex marriage Bermuda has become the first jurisdiction to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage, in what critics have called an unprecedented rollback of civil rights by the British territory. Bermuda’s governor has signed into law a bill reversing the right of gay couples to marry,…

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Evangelical Leaders Urge Protection For Dreamers And Refugees

One hundred evangelical leaders have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump and members of Congress to protect Dreamers, immigrants and refugees.The letter, spearheaded by the evangelical organization World Relief, was printed as a full-page advertisement in Wednesday’s Washington Post. It was supported by leaders from across the nation and from different streams of evangelicalism, including…

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