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Post-Hobby Lobby, Courts Grant Injunctions Against Obamacare Abortion Drug Rule for 7 Groups

By Brittany M. Hughes

 

The Supreme Court building in Washington,

Monday, June 30, 2014, following various court decisions.

The court ruled on birth control, union fees and other cases.

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

(CNSNews.com) – Within 24 hours of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Obama administration was wrong to impose its contraceptive and abortion drug regulation on small companies that oppose it on religious grounds, two federal courts granted emergency injunctions to seven non-profit groups that also oppose the rule.

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India's Prime Minister Takes Strong Stance against Recent Violence towards Women and Girls

Dr. K.P. Yohannan Grateful for Government Response;

Incidents Highlight Need to Address Abuse of Women around the World

DALLAS, | Christian News Service | -- Dr. K. P. Yohannan, missionary-statesman and advocate for the poor and destitute in South Asia, is grateful and encouraged by newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent comments and commitment to addressing incidents of mistreatment of women and girls in his country.

 
Illiteracy and lack of job skills training for women in parts of the world can limit their opportunities and keep them in poverty.  Gospel for Asia works with women across South Asia, teaching them to read and write, and equipping them with job skills so they might contribute financially to their families and communities.

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One in Five Americans see Bible as ‘Fables, Legends and History’

America could be experiencing a decline of literalism and the rise of secularism, according to one interpretation of a recent Gallup Poll.

The poll, which measured Americans’ beliefs about the Bible, found that 28 percent of Americans believe the Bible is the literal word of God — close to the lowest point ever found in the survey. About 40 percent of Americans said the same thing in the late 1970s. 

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Survey Finds Christians Won't Be Duped

Christian News Service/NICAEA poll finds 79% say biblical accuracy is important

OXFORD, Miss, June 10, 2014 |Christian News Service| --The so-called "Year of the Bible" has Christian moviegoers packing movie theaters across the country. Films like the SON OF GOD, MOMS NIGHT OUT and GOD'S NOT DEAD racked up a combined 218 million dollars in ticket sales in 2014.

A new survey, however, reveals the faithful won't be duped by movies that are Christian in name only.

According to a survey of 1200 respondents from Oxford-based Christian News Service and conducted by American Insights, 79% of those polled say "historical and biblical accuracy is important."

Two-thirds (66%) of all adults and 74% of Christians (who make up 63% of all survey respondents) are likely to see a movie related to God.

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Supreme Court Asked To Stop Pro-Abortion Law Attacking Pregnancy Centers

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which represents two non-profit organizations that operate numerous pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in New York City, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take a case in which a federal appeals court has upheld portions of a New York City law that targets pro-life pregnancy centers, making it difficult for them to exercise their First Amendment rights.

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