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Capitol & Culture Update March 23, 2015

Action Alert SB 128 – Physician Assisted Suicide SB 128 would legalize physician assisted suicide and would create a new, standard treatment for medical care in California. The law would allow a physician to prescribe life ending medication to be self-administered by a patient who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness that has been […]

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Samaritan’s Purse to Help Persecuted Oregon Bakers

Samaritan’s Purse, headed by evangelist Franklin Graham, says it will help with expenses for persecuted Oregon bakers, Aaron and Melissa Klein. The Kleins lost their baking business in the Portland suburb of Gresham, after they refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in 2013.  The couple filed a complaint with the state of Oregon, which […]

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Death Toll in Nepal Quake over 1,000

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Tens of thousands of people prepared to spend the night in the open under a chilly and thundery sky after a powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and centuries-old temples, and triggering a landslide on the slopes of Mount Everest. Officials said the death toll […]

Baltimore Protest Turns Violent Near Stadium

A protest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile. The chaotic scene Saturday night prompted the first public remarks from Freddie Gray’s twin sister, who pleaded for peace at a news conference alongside […]

CBN News Sunday: Same-Sex Marriage Debate & Children

On CBN News Sunday, April 26: The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments about the legality of same-sex marriages on April 28th. CBN News gives you a look at what’s at stake and the interesting development of more and more children of … ‘); document.write(‘‘ + ‘ipt>’); } else […]

Quake Aftershocks Hamper Nepal Relief Efforts

Strong aftershocks in Nepal and India have created more terror for frightened residents hit by Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Tens of thousands of people are sleeping in the streets and more than 2,500 died in the quake, which radiated from the capital, Kathmandu, into villages in the countryside and on the slopes of the world’s […]

Samaritan’s Purse to Help Persecuted Oregon Bakers

Samaritan’s Purse, headed by evangelist Franklin Graham, says it will help with expenses for persecuted Oregon bakers, Aaron and Melissa Klein. The Kleins lost their baking business in the Portland suburb of Gresham, after they refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in 2013.  The couple filed a complaint with the state of Oregon, which […]

Common Cause Calls for Clinton Foundation Audit

The Washington-based liberal advocacy group Common Cause is urging that the Clinton Foundation set up an independent audit of foreign donations to the foundation and make the findings public, according to a report in The Washington Examiner. Although Hillary Clinton has cut ties to the foundation as part of her campaign preparations to run for the Democratic […]

CBN News Weekend: Mediterranean To Mexico, Focus On Immigration

On CBN News Weekend, April 25: The U.S. border patrol is bracing for another mad rush of immigrants. Meanwhile the Italian coast guard is having a hard time stoppping a dangerous human trafficking operation in the Mediterranean. ‘); document.write(‘‘ + ‘ipt>’); } else { //document.write(“bDisplayAds = false”); document.write(““); } // –> […]

Obama: Invitation to Netanyahu after Iranian Deal

JERUSALEM, Israel — U.S. President Barack Obama plans to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House after Israel’s new government is formed and the international powers have secured a permanent deal with the Iranians. The president invited American Jewish leaders to the White House last week to assure them the Iranian deal […]

Report Ties Clintons to Russian Uranium Deal in US

More controversy is arising regarding the Clinton Foundation and its relationship with wealthy foreign contributors. This time there are questions pertaining to a uranium mining deal that could involve U.S. national security while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. An extensive New York Times investigation reveals millions of dollars from foreign investors flowed to the Clinton […]

The Supreme Court’s Mind Made Up on Gay Marriage?

WASHINGTON — Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear cases that will likely determine whether same-sex marriage will become a legal nationwide. The justices have rolled four cases together that will allow them to decide two questions: must states recognize other states’ gay marriages, and does the Constitution require states to allow same-sex marriage? […]