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Boy Scouts To Take Historic Vote Tomorrow

05.22.13 |

Boy Scout leaders around the country are weighing a big decision. They will vote Thursday on whether to end a ban on gay scouts. The Supreme Court ruled 13 years ago that, as a private organization, the scouts have the right to exclude gay members. ...

Dr. Dobson's Family Talk Program Targeted By The IRS

05.17.13 |

The IRS agency has come under fire for targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. We learned that Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk was one of the conservative groups targeted. His son, Ryan Dobson put out a video statement. They applied ...

Boy Scouts Take Their Vote Next Week On Allowing Gay Scouts

05.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Boy Scouts have enlisted a high profile advisor to play peacemaker between churches and Boy Scouts ahead of their huge vote next week on allowing gay scouts. His name is Ralph Reed. Reed is the founder of the Christian Coalition, and now the ...

Homosexual Man Unleashes Court Battle To Become A Priest In New Zealand

05.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A gay man who wants to become a priest is taking a bishop to a human rights tribunal in New Zealand. New Zealand became the 13th country to legalize same sex marriage 2 weeks ago. Now, the Anglican bishop of Auckland is being taken to the human ...

Group That Petitioned The Pentagon To Silence Christian Soldiers Speaks Out

05.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

We now know the name of the group that asked the Pentagon to stop religious proselytizing among soldiers, calling it "on par with sexual assault." The Military Religious Freedom Foundation says "if you have a large Bible in your desk, what's the ...

If Voter Turnout Was Different, Mitt Romney Would Have Won In 2012

04.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

For the first time in history, black voter turnout surpassed white turnout in the 2012 Presidential election. In fact, had people voted in November as they did in 2004, Mitt Romney would have won narrowly, according to new analysis out by the ...

Federal Judge Says Kids Will Be Held Accountable If They Miss Common Core Tests In NY

04.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Parents who yanked their kids out of New York's Common Core tests the past couple of weeks will pay the price. On Thursday, a federal judge backed the Governor. The case was brought by parents Melissa and Craig Barber, whose son Hunter was held out ...

High School Math Not Needed At Work; Study Shows

04.25.13 |

Three-fourths of Americans don't have any practical use for the math they learned beyond elementary school, according to a new study from Northwestern University.  Less than a quarter said they used anything more complicated than basic ...

One Boston Marathon Bomber Dead; The Second Still At Large

04.19.13 |

Police in Boston have said that the "white hat suspect" in the Boston Marathon bombings is still at large, while the other suspect has been shot dead by police. The bomber still on the loose has been identified by officials as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.The ...

Kansas Abortion Bill Recognizes Babies At Conception

04.08.13 |

Kansas is on its way to having the toughest abortion bill in the nation. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is expected to sign a bill today that declares life starts at fertilization. Under it, abortion providers are banned from getting tax breaks or ...

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