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Indiana Governor Mike Pence signs the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

When Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is openly homosexual, scolded him on morality; threats to leave the state poured in from Indiana-based businesses Ely Lily, NASCAR, General Electric and Salesforce. Not to be outdone, the NCAA threatened to pull its lucrative college basketball tournaments from [...]

Obama Defunds 2 Young Marine Chapters: One Mentions “God” in Oath, the Other Permits Voluntary Prayer

The Obama Department of Justice defunds a Young Marines chapter in Louisiana because their oath mentioned God, and another youth program because it permits a voluntary student-led prayer. A Louisiana lawman is livid over the federal government’s decision to cut off funds for two programs to help troubled young people -- all, he says, because [...]

MSNBC: Children Don’t Belong to Families… They Belong to the Community.

Melissa Harris-Perry, an MSNBC host and Tulane University professor, said in an MSNBC network promotion spot that, “We haven’t had a very collective notion of, these are our children. We have to break through our private idea that children belong to their parents, or children belong to their families, and recognize that children belong to [...]

ObamaCare Guidelines Finalized Forcing Religious Organizations to Cover Abortion, etc.

In February 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized guidelines requiring employers to pay for coverage of contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs and granted a narrow exemption for certain religious employers. Many employers believe that complying with this mandate would violate the tenets of their faith, but failure to adhere to [...]

The FUNVAX Vaccine Docs Leaked: A Vaccine to be Dispersed Unknowingly on Individuals to Alter Beliefs and Behavior

A quarterly review document is leaked by government scientists for the FUNVAX vaccine for "Religious Fundamentalist" designed to infect brain cells and alter beliefs and behavior and fully intended to be dispersed unknowingly on civilian populations via air, water supply, highway vehicles and insects. The Pentagon report states that tests have been conducted on six [...]

By | 2018-01-29T20:43:40+00:00 June 1st, 2007|Religious Freedom, Vaccines|0 Comments

Abington Township School District v. Schempp “Bible Reading in School” Ruled Unconstitutional by Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania school system complied with a state law requiring that ten verses of scripture be read every day. The readings were without interpretation, comment or questions asked, and any student could request to be excused. It was voluntary without coercion, and the Schempp girl never asked to be excused and even volunteered to read [...]

Everson v. Board of Education: Landmark SCOTUS Decision Applying the Establishment Clause in the Bill of Rights to State Law Effecting the Separation of Church and State

Everson v. Board of Education, was a landmark decision of the United States Supreme Court which applied the Establishment Clause in the country's Bill of Rights to State law effecting a separation of Church and State. The Founders intended the First Amendment words, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion" to guard against the state giving preferential treatment to one religious establishment [...]

By | 2018-01-24T13:43:29+00:00 February 10th, 1947|Religious Freedom|0 Comments

The US Supreme Court Ruled in Pierce v. Society of Sisters that States could not Compel Children to Attend Public Schools. “The Child is Not the Mere Creature of the State”

Pierce v. Society of Sisters, the U.S. Supreme Court declared unconstitutional a 1922 Oregon law that compelled children aged eight to sixteen to attend not just a school, but the public schools. The Oregon compulsory public education law was sponsored by the Ku Klux Klan, Federated Patriotic Societies, the Masons, and smaller groups that appealed [...]

John Adams Issues a Proclamation for a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer for the Protection & Blessings of the Almighty God for the new Nation

A national day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer was issued by President John Adams declaring May 9, 1798 the day of fasting for the nation. The proclamation reads below:   A PROCLAMATION AS the safety and prosperity of nations ultimately and essentially depend on the protection and blessing of Almighty God; and the national [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:16:20+00:00 March 23rd, 1798|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

St. Thomas African Episcopal Church is Officially Accepted as the First Black Episcopal Parish in the United States by Former Slave, Absalom Jones

In 1762 at the tender age of sixteen, a slave named Absalom Jones witnessed his mother and six siblings sold away while he was brought by his owner to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Sussex, Delaware. He was put to work in a shop as a clerk and handyman, but was allowed to work in the evenings [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:08:14+00:00 October 17th, 1794|America's Christian Heritage, Religious Freedom|0 Comments

The Bill of Rights was Created to Protect the Civil Liberties of American Citizens and Prevent the Government from Abusing Power

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on governmental power. The Virginia Declaration of Rights, written by George Mason, strongly influenced Madison. One of the many points of contention [...]

By | 2018-01-22T23:38:48+00:00 September 25th, 1789|America's Founding|0 Comments

Dr. Benjamin Rush: “(Satan) never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity… than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.”

Dr. Benjamin Rush to Jeremy Belknap, July 13, 1789: “The great enemy of the salvation of man, in my opinion, never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.” Dr. Benjamin Rush wrote in “Essays, Literary, Moral, and [...]

The French Revolution Begins with the Storming of the Bastille: An Illuminati Fomented Revolt to Destroy Morality, Christianity and Liberty in France

The popular image of Bastille Day, indeed of the French Revolution itself, is that the liberty-loving French folk in Paris spontaneously rose up against a tyrannical king and his haughty wife, and heroically stormed the symbol of the Old Regime — the prison fortress known as the Bastille — liberating hundreds of political prisoners. This [...]

The Northwest Ordinance is Passed by Continental Congress

In 1781, Virginia began by ceding its extensive land claims to Congress, a move that made other states more comfortable in doing the same. In 1784, Thomas Jefferson first proposed a method of incorporating these western territories into the United States. His plan effectively turned the territories into colonies of the existing states. Ten new [...]

Jefferson Passed the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom ending the State-Established Church in Virginia and Placing All Religions on Equal Footing

Religious Freedom Day is celebrated in America each year on January 16 — the date of the 1786 passage of Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom. That measure ended the state-established church in Virginia and for the first time placed all denominations on the same legal footing. That act fully protected the right of [...]

By | 2018-01-22T22:48:18+00:00 January 16th, 1786|Religious Freedom|0 Comments

General William Livingston Made a Resolution of Congress that May 17th Should be Observed by All Colonies as a Day of Humiliation, Fast, and Prayer

General William Livingston made a resolution to Congress which passed without dissent: “We earnestly recommend that Friday, the 17th day of May be observed by the colonies as a day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer, that we may with united hearts confess and bewail our manifold sins and transgressions … and by a sincere repentance [...]

By | 2018-01-22T21:50:08+00:00 March 16th, 1776|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

The First Prayer of Congress on September 7, 1774

Reverend Jacob Duche delivers the first prayer in the Continental Congress The first session of the Continental Congress opened the beginning of September in the year 1774 with prayer in Carpenter’s Hall, Philadelphia. Threatened by the most powerful monarch in the world, Britain’s King George III, America’s founding fathers heard Rev. Jacob Duché [...]

By | 2018-01-23T01:23:05+00:00 September 7th, 1774|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

The Quebec Act: The Last of the Intolerable Acts

The Quebec Act was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on June 22, 1774. The Quebec Act was designed to extend the boundaries of Quebec and guaranteed religious freedom to Catholic Canadians. The Quebec Act was considered one of the Intolerable Acts, a series of oppressive British Laws passed by the Parliament of Great Britain [...]

By | 2018-01-22T20:31:02+00:00 June 22nd, 1774|America's Founding, Freedom / Tyranny|0 Comments

While in Prison for Preaching without a license from the Government, John Bunyon Publishes “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” a World’s Best Seller for Hundreds of Years.

The English Civil War took place 1642 to 1651 between Royalist Anglican supporters of King Charles I and the Puritan Parliamentarian supporters led by Lord Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell. The Puritans won, and Oliver Cromwell had Charles I beheaded. Anglican ministers were demoted, including Rev. Lawrence Washington, the great-great-grandfather of George Washington. This led Rev. [...]

By | 2018-02-18T20:56:27+00:00 February 18th, 1678|Religious Freedom|0 Comments

Rev. John Lothropp Arrives in Boston, Massachusetts

John Lathrop was born December 20, 1584 in Etton, Yorkshire, England. It is said the ancestral home of the Lathrop family is Lowthrope, England. He was baptized in Etton, Yorkshire England December 20, 1584 and died in Barnstable, Mass November 8, 1653. The name was sometimes written Lathrop, other times Lothrop and originated in the town [...]

St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre   On this day commenced this diabolical act of sanguinary brutality. It was intended to destroy at one stroke the root of the Protestant tree, which had only before partially suffered in its branches. The king of France had artfully proposed a marriage, between his sister and the prince of Navarre, the captain and [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:44:32+00:00 August 23rd, 1572|Religious Reformers|0 Comments

Religious Reformer William Tyndale Burned at the Stake for Trying to Make the Bible Available to Common People

William Tyndale, 12 years after he left England, was led from prison to the stake where he was strangled, then his body burned. He had time to utter one last cry: “Lord, open the King of England’s eyes.” Tyndale had suffered for the cause “poverty, … exile out of my natural country and bitter absence [...]

By | 2018-01-22T16:56:55+00:00 October 6th, 1536|Bible History, Religious Reformers|0 Comments

Erasmus Published a Greek-Latin Parallel New Testament

Erasmus, with the help of printer John Froben, published a Greek-Latin Parallel New Testament. The Latin part was not the corrupt Vulgate, but his own fresh rendering of the text from the more accurate and reliable Greek, which he had managed to collate from a half-dozen partial old Greek New Testament manuscripts he had acquired. [...]

By | 2018-01-22T16:32:03+00:00 March 1st, 1516|Bible History, Religious Reformers|0 Comments