Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Displaced Mexican Protestants still waiting for justice

Persecution
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/17/14, 03:53 pm

A year after extreme violence barred them from returning home, a group of Mexican Protestants is still waiting for the government to address their request for relocation, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide. 

The group of 35 people, including small children, was forcibly displaced from their home in Las Llanos in January 2010 after village authorities burned their church and ordered them to convert to Catholicism. 

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Does reining in the federal debt require a constitutional convention?

Politics
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/12/14, 09:00 am

The second of three meetings concerning a possible convention to amend the U.S. Constitution will take place today and Friday at the Indiana statehouse. The Mount Vernon Assembly is one of the groups hoping to invoke Article V to hold a convention of states and amend the Constitution to limit federal power, including the possibility of an amendment to require a balanced budget.

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SPU student: Only God's grace saved us

Shooting
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/10/14, 05:18 pm

Jon Meis, the Seattle Pacific University senior credited with thwarting a gunman’s plan for mass murder last week, said in a statement issued through the school he was only able to walk away unharmed through God’s grace. 

Meis described the shooter, Aaron Ybarra, as a “sad and troubled young man,” and said he hoped he would find God’s forgiveness one day.

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