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Americans United for Life chief accuses the pro-choice movement of being anti-science

Charmaine Yoest, the president & CEO of Americans United for Life, argues that those who don’t think a fetus is a person are “anti-science.” At a panel hosted by the Southern Baptist Convention this week, Youst noted that Nancy Keenan of NARAL Pro-Choice America recently resigned as president of the…

Southern Baptists order their military chaplains not to perform same sex marriages

The North American Mission Board, the domestic arm of the Southern Baptist Convention’s mission outreach programs, has issued guidelines ordering the religion’s military chaplains not to perform, attend or participate in same sex weddings in any way. According to the Baptist Press, the guidelines were issued Friday and go into…

Southern Baptists tell Supreme Court: Neutral legislative prayers means the Unitarians win

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention has weighed in on the issue of opening government meetings with sectarian prayers. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed Friday, the ERLC told the Supreme Court that prohibiting Christian pastors from delivering a prayer to start official town meetings would…

House Republicans: Bible doesn’t mean we need to care about foreigners

Shakespeare once wrote that “the devil can cite scripture for his purpose,” but it appears that some hardcore anti-immigration members of Congress can do the same. At a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention testified in favor of comprehensive immigration reform…

Miss California jumps the shark

Just peruse these headlines… * Miss California, Carrie Prejean, Signs With Top Christian Publicity Firm. The same firm that represents serial lying megachurch pastor Rick Warren, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. * Miss California emerges as ‘opposite marriage’ spokeswoman. She’s going to make an appearance…

Southern Baptist bookstore chain yanks magazine with female pastors on cover

“God’s assignment is that no souls are lost and all are saved,” Bennett said. “Gender is not how God sees it. We are about winning souls, period.” – Pastor Tamara Bennett of California, in Gospel Today magazine Not if you have a vajayjay, says the Southern Baptist Convention. The more…

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