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Hope for Andrew Brunson

International | Turkish newspaper says government authorities might release the jailed American pastor
by Charissa Crotts
Posted 7/10/18, 02:12 pm

American Pastor Andrew Brunson might be released from a Turkish prison after his July 18 hearing, according to a report in Hurriyet, a state-sanctioned daily news outlet.

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Transgender employees vs. Christian business owners

Religious Liberty | Courts increasingly rule gender identity trumps religious liberty
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 3/13/18, 01:44 pm

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a man who identifies as a woman, ignoring appeals to religious liberty and declaring that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to those undergoing gender “transitioning.”

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When religious beliefs and civic duty collide

Religious Liberty | Mennonite woman jailed for refusing to testify in death penalty review
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 3/06/18, 01:43 pm

A Colorado Court of Appeals on March 2 affirmed a judge’s contempt charges against Greta Lindecrantz, a 67-year-old Mennonite woman who has been behind bars since Feb. 26.

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