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California Capitol Update – April 3, 2014

In This Issue Legislative Update Bill of the Week Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Contraceptive Mandate Cases Did You Know? News Clips and Articles City on the Hill Legislative Update Last week several bills were considered in the Assembly to address truancy in public schools including AB 1643, AB 1672, and AB 2141. These […]

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Sudanese Mother Now Free, Arrives in Italy

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who nearly died for refusing to recant her faith, is now a free woman. Ibrahim, 27, arrived in Italy Thursday following an extended stay at the U.S. Embassy in Sudan. Family Research Council President Tony Perkins applauded her release. “We celebrate Meriam Ibrahim and her family’s escape to freedom,” […]

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Sudanese Christian Mom Now Free, Arrives in Italy

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who nearly died for refusing to recant her faith, is now a free woman. Ibrahim, 27, arrived in Italy Thursday following an extended stay at the U.S. Embassy in Sudan. Family Research Council President Tony Perkins applauded her release. “We celebrate Meriam Ibrahim and her family’s escape to freedom,” […]

Latest Updates and In-Depth Coverage on the Israel-Gaza Conflict

Get all the latest updates from our CBN News team in Jerusalem on Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza to stop Hamas rockets.  Read Original Article Here

Federal Court Deals Serious Blow to Obamacare

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. If upheld, the decision could mean premium increases for more than half of the 8 million Americans who purchased taxpayer-subsidized insurance under the law. […]

Newest Citizens Defy Rockets to Make Israel Home

TEL AVIV, Israel — The conflict between Israel and Hamas hasn’t stopped Jews from immigrating to Israel. Several hours ago, a plane full of North American Jews landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. This morning Ari Benjamin Pfeffer, his wife and four children from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, were among Israel’s newest immigrants. Israeli Prime […]

US, International Airlines Halt All Flights to Israel

U.S. and European airlines are cancelling flights to Israel after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration is banning all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv for the next 24 hours after a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed about one mile from Ben Gurion International Airport Tuesday morning. […]

Human Shields: ‘Hamas Wants Israel to Kill Their Children’

GAZA BORDER — Seven Israeli soldiers have been killed in a confrontation with Hamas infiltrators disguised as Israeli soldiers wearing suicide belts inside the Israeli border. The IDF killed most of these infiltrators. So far, the Israel Defense Force has destroyed more than 20 tunnels and killed nearly 200 Hamas terrorists since the start of […]

IDF Foils Hamas Attempt to Abduct Troops, Civilians

ISRAELI GAZA BORDER — Hamas terrorists infiltrated Israel Monday on their mission to kill and kidnap Israeli civilians and troops. At least 10 terrorists were killed in the attempt to cross into Israel using a vast network of tunnels along the Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip. The IDF released chilling footage of the Hamas […]

Iraq’s second city "free of Christians"

Christians have fled en masse from Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, abandoning communities that date back to the first centuries of Christianity. Islamic extremists who now control the city gave Christians until midday Saturday to convert to Islam, pay a tax or face death. According to MidEast Christian News, the IS rulers ordered hospitals to dismiss Christian doctors and female […]

Ukraine rebels recover bodies, black boxes

Ukraine rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said Sunday. Alexander Borodai also said the bodies recovered from the crash site in eastern Ukraine would remain in refrigerated train cars at a station in the rebel-held […]

Hamas Responsible for Palestinian Deaths, Israel Says

Sderot, Israeli-Gaza Border — “I’m not against the civilians,” said Arik, an Israeli shoe salesman from Rishon LeZion.  Arik was one of a half a dozen or so Israelis standing on a hill in the southern Israeli town of Sderot overlooking Gaza. Plumes of smoke were rising in the distance – but there was no […]