Speaking Against Islam will Now be 'Hate Speech'
Christian Newswire/ -- Rev. Bill Keller is the world's leading Internet Evangelist and the founder of Liveprayer.com, with over 2.4 million subscribers worldwide reading the Daily Devotional has written every morning for nearly 14 years on the issues of the day from a Biblical worldview. He is challenging the notion that those who speak out against Muslims could be prosecuted for "hate speech!"
Bill Killian, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, told the Tullahoma News that inflammatory or hateful posts could potentially run afoul of the law. He will speak this week alongside the head of the FBI's Knoxville office at a meeting SPONSORED BY a local American Muslim advisory group.
Liberty Counsel Files Appellate Brief in the Most Comprehensive Challenge Pending to ObamaCare
Richmond, VA – Following the Supreme Court’s directive to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia regarding ObamaCare, Liberty Counsel today filed itsbrief in the case of Liberty University v. Geithner. Liberty Counsel represents Liberty University and two private individuals in this case. While there are other legal challenges to the employer contraceptive/abortifacient mandate, Liberty Counsel’s challenge is the most comprehensive challenge pending in the country.
Liberty Counsel’s lawsuit challenges (1) the employer mandate for all employers; (2) the abortion mandate for religious employers; (3) the abortion mandate for individuals; and (4) the entire law because tax bills must originate in the House, and ObamaCare originated in the Senate.
War-Weary Syrians to Unite in Prayer; Ask Christians Worldwide to Join Them
Most churches in Syria will unite in prayer on Saturday, May 11, in many places around the war-torn nation. This will be an extraordinary show of unity of Christian denominations in Syria, where the on-going civil war has claimed over 70,000 lives.
Syrian Christians are asking their brothers and sisters around the world to pray and fast with them on the Day of Prayer for Syria on May 11.
"As Christians in Syria continue to suffer from the devastating effects of the two-year-old civil war including killings, kidnappings, homelessness, lack of food and shelter and closing of schools; they are also seeing that God's hand is at work as all denominations are joining in passionate prayer," says Open Doors USA interim President/CEO Steve Ridgway. "Christians in Syria know only Jesus can bring redemption and true peace.
US Government Reaction Swift After Wife of Pastor Jailed in Iran Visits Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following is a statement by the Reverend Dr. Rob Schenck (pronounced "Shank"), president of the National Clergy Council in Washington, DC, and Lead Missionary for Faith and Action, a Christian outreach to top elected and appointed officials on Capitol Hill. Dr. Schenck also serves as chairman of the Evangelical Church Alliance International, one of the world's oldest associations of independent evangelical ministers, missionaries, and military and institutional chaplains.
"The visit to Washington, DC, last week of Naghmeh Abedini, wife to American pastor Saeed Abedini, who has been sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran for his Christian humanitarian work there, was very effective in moving our government toward engagement in the release of Pastor Abedini.