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Louisiana clergy sign letter opposing transgender sports ban

A group of more than 100 Louisiana religious leaders have signed an open letter as of Wednesday that signals their opposition to legislation that would bar transgender athletes from competing on…

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Motorist “let God take the wheel” resulting in high-speed crash

In Beachwood, Ohio, a 31-year-old woman accompanied by her 11-year-old daughter was driving at 100mph when she decided to “let go and let God take…

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India’s Modi greets Dalai Lama on birthday in rare phone call

Indian leaders have generally been circumspect about public contact with Tibetan leader to avoid upsetting China. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/6/indias-modi-greets-dalai-lama-on-birthday-in-rare-phone-call Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Supreme Court to hear Maine ban on religious school funding

The Supreme Court has decided it will hear a case against Maine’s ban on using financial aid through a state program to attend religious schools,…

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Police interrupt exorcism at Home Depot

On Monday at a Home Depot in Dickson City, Pennsylvania, police were called to put an end to an exorcism underway at the store. Curiously,…

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‘Fire monks’ preparing to defend California monastery from blaze

Monks at the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center are clearing brush and running a sprinkler system called ‘Dharma rain’ A group of firefighting monks was ready…

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Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster denied legal recognition in Australia

In the mid-oughts, Boing Boing evangelized the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), a fine example of a religion pretending to be a joke…

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Supreme Court sides with Catholic group that turns away same-sex couples as foster parents

The Supreme Court has ruled that Philadelphia cannot exclude a Catholic organization from its foster care program because the group won’t take applications from same-sex…

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How the Mormon church unlocked medical pot for deep red states

SALT LAKE CITY — On a Thursday in October 2018, a handful of Utah’s top lawmakers, representatives from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day…

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The Satanic Temple in Texas is suing the state due to new abortion restrictions

Texas’s Republican Governor Greg Abbott signed a new abortion ban into law on Wednesday. While some Texans are calling the law a milestone in pro-life…

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Pope Francis’ newest popemobile will be all electric

Instead of leather, the interior of the car will use sustainable materials made from recycled bottles and plastics reclaimed from the ocean. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/autos/pope-francis-get-all-electric-popemobile-ev-startup-fisker-n1268224 Proactive…

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LAPD investigating attack on diners as possible Jewish hate crime

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a Tuesday night incident in which diners at a California restaurant were attacked as a possible Jewish hate crime…….

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At least 44 killed in stampede at large Israeli religious festival

At least 44 people have been killed and 150 hospitalized in a stampede at a large Jewish festival in northern Israel, AP reports. The big…

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Israel uses ‘apartheid’ to subjugate Palestinians: HRW

Policymakers must shift focus away from a political solution to a rights-based approach, HRW and analysts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/27/israel-uses-apartheid-to-subjugate-palestinians-hrw-report Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Montana governor signs bill allowing residents to challenge regulations on religious grounds

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte (R) signed legislation into law on Thursday that allows individuals to challenge government regulations that infringe on their religious beliefs…. Source:…

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Texas bill could send parents to prison for providing gender-affirming care

The measure would redefine child abuse to include parents who consent to hormone therapy and puberty blockers for their transgender children. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/texas-bill-could-send-parents-prison-providing-gender-affirming-care-n1264060 Droolin’ Dog…

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Pastor running for New Jersey governor lives in luxury $1.6M home — tax free

A MAGA-backed candidate for New Jersey governor turned his well-appointed home into a parsonage and is now living in it free of property taxes. Phil…

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America is losing its religion — and the effects will be long-lasting

New surveys show Americans’ membership in communities of worship has declined sharply in recent years, with less than 50% of the country belonging to a…

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Alabama legislature upholds ban on yoga in schools because it might cause kids to convert to Hinduism

Alabama State Rep. Jeremy Gray introduced a bill that would allow yoga to be practiced voluntarily at public schools. But the state legislature upheld the…

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The Real History of Passover

Passover, like many other Jewish holidays, remains mysterious for people who don’t practice the Jewish faith. Perhaps you’re loosely familiar with some of its more…

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U.S. church membership plummets

Less than half of Americans are in a church, according to Gallup, the lowest in the history of its survey. A membership rate around 70%…

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US church membership falls below 50 percent for first time: poll

The percentage of Americans who have membership in a house of worship has dropped below 50 percent for the first time in eight decades according…

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