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Church of England votes to affirm transgender members

Sexuality | Conservatives who hold to a Biblical view of sexuality warn the church is in ‘grave spiritual danger’
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/14/17, 03:28 pm

Despite claims this week’s Church of England General Synod resulted in no doctrinal changes on the issue of sexuality, conservative Anglicans are lamenting the three-day meeting, saying the Church stepped away from Biblical Christianity and mocked God’s Word. 

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Military delays taking on transgender recruits

Sexuality | The six-month deferral will allow the military more time to consider the implications of transgender troops on active duty
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/07/17, 10:52 am

Defense Secretary James Mattis last Friday delayed the implementation of a policy allowing transgender individuals to enlist in the armed services. The deadline for the Obama-era rule to take effect was the following day, July 1.

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GuideStar agrees to remove ‘hate group’ labels

by Leigh Jones
Posted 6/26/17, 01:57 pm

Charity finance analyst Guidestar agreed Friday to remove “hate group” designations temporarily from 46 Christian and conservative nonprofit groups. Guidestar began using the designations issued by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) earlier this year. It describes SPLC as a civil-rights advocacy organization, but the group’s primary purpose is to advance the gay rights agenda. It uses its “hate group” labels to describe any individual or organization that holds to Biblical definitions of marriage and gender.

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