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High School Student Stands Up Against Prayer at Public School and Is Ostracized, Demeaned and Threatened

When a high school atheist tried to stop prayer at his graduation, he was harassed and kicked out of his house. But the atheist community stepped in. Whatever you think about atheists — good, bad, mixed, indifferent — this story

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France Detains Several People Enforcing Veil Ban

Just over a month after France enacted a controversial face-veil ban, the government says it has detained several dozen women wearing the veils, but that enforcing the legislation appears to be going smoothly. From Paris, Lisa Bryant takes a look

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LGBT Activists Launch Boycott Against Chik-fil-A, Conservative Christians’ Response: Buy “Jesus Chicken”

By Steven D | Sourced from Booman Tribune Chik-fil-A makes “Jesus Chicken” doncha know. And now I suppose I have to answer the inevitable question: what makes Chik-fil-A chicken so good that the Son of God has given it his

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Religious Censorship

China Cracks Down on Would-be Easter Congregants

Chinese police detained up to 40 Christians who tried to converge at the site of a banned Easter service Sunday and placed 500 more under house arrest. Police deployed in large numbers early Sunday in northwest Beijing, where the independent

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Freedom of Speech On the Run

Source: Canada Free Press – By Daniel Greenfield Freedom of speech is governed by legal restrictions and public mores. And what most of us have discovered is that a multicultural society means more ‘mores’ and more people to offend. That

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Chinese Christians Vow to Defy Government Order Against Outdoor Easter Services

Leaders of an independent Chinese evangelical church have vowed to defy Communist authorities and hold outdoor public services on Easter Sunday, raising the prospect of a confrontation with police. The defiant stance of the Shouwang Church – one of Beijing’s

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Burma Sanctions Debated After Change in Government

The European Union has announced it is suspending some sanctions against Burma, now that a nominally civilian government has replaced the military one. The move follows calls for western governments to remove the economic and political punishments, altogether, and reports

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China Detains Worshippers at Unsanctioned Church

Chinese police arrested at least 30 members of an underground Protestant church in Beijing Sunday in a growing crackdown on dissent across China. The U.S.-based Christian rights group China Aid reported that police rounded up members of the Shouwang House

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France’s Veil Ban Goes Into Effect

Source: VOA – By Lisa Bryant   France becomes the first country to enforce a ban against the niqab, or Muslim face veil Monday, when new legislation comes into force. Friday prayer service at Fraternite — or Brotherhood – Mosque

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US State Dept: Corruption, Censorship Plague Bulgaria

Source: Sofia News Agency – http://www.novinite.com and http://www.sofianewsagency.com Original Article Found Here Bulgaria is still plagued by chronic corruption and problems with free speech, according to the US Department of State‘s 2010 report on the state of human rights. The

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