Religion

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Muslims: Misguided Actions Of Few Manage To Condemn Millions

When the latest horrible headline hits — and terror is the topic — Ali Mahmoud’s thoughts travel a familiar path: “Oh, God, please, please… don’t be Muslim. Please don’t be Muslim.”

CBS 11–10/23/2014

Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NFL Says Prayer Shouldn’t Have Been Penalty

The NFL said Tuesday that Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized Monday night for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception.

09/30/2014

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Beheading Suspect’s Religion Surprised Family

Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order.

09/30/2014

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Republicans Rally Behind ‘Religious Liberty’

Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote “religious liberty” at home and abroad at a gathering of religious conservatives.

09/26/2014

Atheism

Atheists Protest At Rowlett City Hall

Dozens of Atheists stood in front of Rowlett City Hall Tuesday night to protest what they call discrimination. But the controversial group’s message may not be getting through.

09/16/2014

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Texas School Textbook Battle Heats Up Over Religion

The Texas Board of Education is in the process of deciding what your child could be learning in school next year and a battle is brewing over some of those textbooks in the state capitol.

09/16/2014

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History Books Spark Texas Classroom Battle

As Texas mulls new books for public school students, some academics are decrying lessons that they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on our Founding Fathers.

09/16/2014

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Midlothian ISD Parents Protest To Keep Plaques

Parents are descending on the Midlothian ISD on Thursday for a peaceful protest over the district’s decision to remove religious plaques from two elementary campuses.

08/28/2014

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Study: Social Media Users Shy Away From Sharing Opinions

Tired of that friend or relative who won’t stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority.

08/26/2014

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H.S. Bible Banner Lawsuit Heads To Texas Supreme Court

A group of high school cheerleaders from southeast Texas asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to rule on whether banners emblazoned with Bible verses that they display at football games is protected free speech.

08/06/2014

Actor Greg Kinnear attends the Dallas International Film Festival World Premiere of TriStar Pictures' "Heaven Is For Real" at Cinemark West Plano, April 10, 2014 in Plano, Texas. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images for Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Biblical Films Expand Box Office Horizons

Increasingly, major studios appear to be taking a leap for faith-based audiences with biblical epics such as “Noah” and the planned December release of “Exodus.”

08/04/2014

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Dallas Pastor Says Church ‘Knows Who Price Is’

Two days after he pleaded not guilty to bribery and fraud charges, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was all smiles as he left church service on Sunday.

07/28/2014

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