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by La Shawn Barber
Posted 10/21/15, 03:17 pm

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Black pro-lifer wins fight against NAACP over abortion parody

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by Courtney Crandell
Posted 5/20/15, 03:50 pm

In a ruling issued late Tuesday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided unanimously with the pro-life Radiance Foundation in its trademark infringement fight with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

The court ruled a parody of the NAACP written by Radiance co-founder Ryan Bomberger did not violate trademark laws or confuse people about the NAACP’s mission. 

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Coptic teens, teacher await charges in Egypt over anti-ISIS video

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by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 5/18/15, 01:40 pm

Egyptian authorities continue to detain a Coptic Christian teacher and four teenagers in Al-Nasriyah, for “insulting Islam.”

During a May 7 hearing, the judge ordered they be held 15 more days for investigation, according to Todd Daniels, International Christian Concern’s regional manager for the Middle East.

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