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Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
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Christian broadcaster: Ebola could cleanse US of atheists, gay people, and sluts

Christian broadcaster: Ebola could cleanse US of atheists, gay people, and sluts | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it

A Christian radio host who enthusiastically looks for signs the world will end welcomed the Ebola virus as a cleansing force.

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The Real Reason Evangelical Christians Are Trying to Thwart Women's Right to Birth Control

The Real Reason Evangelical Christians Are Trying to Thwart Women's Right to Birth Control | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
By ROB SHRYOCK

When did politics enter the evangelical birth control debate?


"... a 1968 document produced at an evangelical conference co-sponsored by Christianity Today and the Christian Medical and Dental Association that said, “Whether the performance of an induced abortion is sinful we are not agreed, but about the necessity of it and permissibility for it under certain circumstances we are in accord. … When principles conflict, the preservation of fetal life ... may have to be abandoned to maintain full and secure family life."


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Second Child Dead After Parents Rely On Prayer To Heal

Second Child Dead After Parents Rely On Prayer To Heal | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
Philadelphia area parents are again accused of gross negligence in the death of their second son for not seeking medical attention they were legally required to pursue.

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Laura Brown's comment, April 25, 2013 4:19 PM
Do they have a third kid to try "third time's the charm"?
Deanna Dahlsad's comment, April 25, 2013 4:21 PM
If a pagan tried this...
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Christian Doctor On Why He Performs Abortions: ‘I Came To A Deeper Understanding Of My Spirituality’

Christian Doctor On Why He Performs Abortions: ‘I Came To A Deeper Understanding Of My Spirituality’ | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it
Dr. Willie Parker didn't perform abortions for the first 12 years of his practice. But then he changed his mind because of his faith.
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The Bishops' Lawsuit: A Colossal and Purposeful Drain on Public Funds

The Bishops' Lawsuit: A Colossal and Purposeful Drain on Public Funds | In The Name Of God | Scoop.it

The Archdiocese, which employs 10,000 people in programs receiving many millions of dollars in government grants each year, will never have to provide health plans with contraceptive coverage under the rule as proposed. Despite this, it is waging a legal battle that is imposing significant costs on the taxpayers who fund its work. And this is only one lawsuit. With the additional cases brought by secular for-profit corporations, over 60 lawsuits have been filed in this scorched earth litigation campaign—which we have to pay to defend.

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