CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) Several Senators spoke of being moved and inspired by the Christian forgiveness displayed by relatives of the Emanuel 9 for the shooter, adding that removal of the flag was the proper way to honor them.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) The Republican-controlled state House of Representatives voted 55-38 to approve the Bible as state book.
(Reuters) Seattle-based Gen Con’s Chief Executive Adrian Swartout said in a letter to the governor that diverse attendance is important to its annual convention, which it says has a $50 million yearly impact on Indianapolis.
(Reuters) Opponents called it a “religious discrimination bill” which would allow private businesses, individuals and organizations to discriminate against gays and others on religious grounds.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) Oklahoma state Rep. Todd Russ said the federal government is attempting to change the traditional definition of marriage, so his legislation would place the responsibility for officiating marriages in the hands of clergy.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) If the bill passes Britain’s upper chamber, the House of Lords, England would become the first country to legalize the procedure.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) “We do not have people roaming the streets in hoodies or masks committing crimes,” said one pastor who planned to wear a hooded sweatshirt to church Sunday.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The bill’s passage would allow men to marry as many women as they want. It awaits the president’s signature.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The yeshiva student exemptions have created a deep rift in Israel, where nearly all men and women are drafted for up to three years of military service.