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U.S. ambassador for international religious freedom resigns

Religious Liberty | Suzan Cook Johnson steps down after an unremarkable tenure
by Emily Belz
Posted 10/17/13, 02:29 pm

After two-and-a-half years on the job, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook has resigned. Her last day at the U.S. State Department was Wednesday, according to sources. 

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Wisconsin school district regains its Christmas spirit

Religious Liberty
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 10/16/13, 09:35 am

Students at Wausau West High School in Wisconsin cheered Monday as choir director Phil Buch resumed Christmas concert rehearsals after a debacle over the show’s “Christian” content. 

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Christmas concert deemed too Christian for public school choir

Religious Liberty
by Sarah Padbury
Posted 10/10/13, 11:20 am

Outcry over a demand that a high school Christmas concert include five secular songs for every religious one, and the subsequent disbanding of an exclusive student choir, has pushed the school board in Wausau, Wis., to schedule a special session tonight to gather public comment on the issue.

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