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San Ramon Express : Prop. 8 challenger predicts U.S. Supreme Court will overturn state's same-sex marriage ban law

San Ramon Express : Prop. 8 challenger predicts U.S. Supreme Court will overturn state's same-sex marriage ban law | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
David Boies, a lawyer for two couples challenging California's Proposition 8, predicted in San Francisco Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the case and will eventually rule in his clients' favor by a greater than 5-4 majority.
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Indian woman dies after abortion refusal in Ireland

Indian woman dies after abortion refusal in Ireland | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Health chiefs have launched an investigation, following the death of a woman in an Irish hospital after she was refused an abortion.
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Hippies Wander Into the Lions' Den, Maul Lions

Hippies Wander Into the Lions' Den, Maul Lions | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine.
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Charles Darwin Cast Into 'Pit Of Hell' By GOP Candidate

Charles Darwin Cast Into 'Pit Of Hell' By GOP Candidate | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
On an Election Day filled with upsets, the father of evolutionary theory proved incapable of riding the wave down in Georgia.
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On Minn. gay marriage vote, seniors a tough crowd

On Minn. gay marriage vote, seniors a tough crowd | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The word "homosexual" was rarely uttered in public when Louise Pardee was growing up, but now the 81-year-old is dialing up fellow Minnesota senior citizens trying to convince them gay relationships are nothing to fear.
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"Still undecided? Think about the future."

"Still undecided? Think about the future." | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
View a video of ‘"Still undecided? Think about the future."’ and other Boston Top News videos.
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Mitt Romney as Joss Whedon's Zomney: 'He needs brains'

Mitt Romney as Joss Whedon's Zomney: 'He needs brains' | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney as a zombie? That's the creative ad by influential filmmaker Joss Whedon that has taken the Internet by storm today, Oct. 29, 2012.
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Almost 1.4 Million Pledge For Jesus as Write-In Candidate in 2012, as Disgruntled Evangelicals Vent Their Anti-Mormon, Anti-Obama Ire

Almost 1.4 Million Pledge For Jesus as Write-In Candidate in 2012, as Disgruntled Evangelicals Vent Their Anti-Mormon, Anti-Obama Ire | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Liveprayer.com founder Bill Keller makes a big call to "say 'no' to Satan this November.
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Mourdock On Abortion: Pregnancy From Rape Is 'Something God Intended'

Mourdock On Abortion: Pregnancy From Rape Is 'Something God Intended' | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Indiana GOP U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock declared Tuesday night he opposes aborting pregnancies conceived in rape because "it is something that God intended to happen." Debating Rep.
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GOP Senate candidate: ‘God intended’ rape-induced pregnancy

GOP Senate candidate: ‘God intended’ rape-induced pregnancy | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it

Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock claims a rape-induced pregnancy is “something that God intended to happen.” In a televised debate for one o...

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After Outrageous 'Lies' Charge, Republican Faces Unusual Opposition

After Outrageous 'Lies' Charge, Republican Faces Unusual Opposition | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
ATLANTA — Having denounced evolution as a lie "straight from the pit of hell," Republican Rep. Paul Broun has won himself a new political opponent: Charles Darwin.
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Court Smacks Down Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Court Smacks Down Anti-Gay Marriage Law | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Saying the gay population has "suffered a history of discrimination," a divided federal appeals court in Manhattan ruled Thursday that a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was unconstitutional, adding fuel...
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Oklahoma Erects 10 Commandments Monument With Spelling Errors

Oklahoma Erects 10 Commandments Monument With Spelling Errors | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
An Oklahoma state lawmaker oversaw the installation of a 2,000-lb. granite block depicting the Ten Commandments on the grounds of the state capitol Friday, amid fears that the monument will spark a costly legal battle over its constitutionality.
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Hippies Wander Into the Lions' Den, Maul Lions

Hippies Wander Into the Lions' Den, Maul Lions | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
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Memo to Republicans: Give Up the Fight Against Marriage Equality

Memo to Republicans: Give Up the Fight Against Marriage Equality | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Here's some free advice to Republicans: starting right now, get off the "traditional marriage" bus as fast as you can. If the election showed anything, it's that the demographic tide is turning against you.
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White Ribbon Day – Calling for an End to Violence Against Women

White Ribbon Day – Calling for an End to Violence Against Women | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
On December 6 1989, a 25 year old man named Marc Lépine entered a classroom at École Polytechnique university in Montreal, and wielding a legally obtained Mini-14 rifle and carrying a hunting knife, and opened fire in two classrooms before turning...
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Joss Whedon's video promo on Romney and zombie apocalypse

Joss Whedon's video promo on Romney and zombie apocalypse | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The number one video on You Tube today is Joss Whedon's take on who would be the best candidate to help America through the zombie apocalyse.
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New Survey Talks About the Atheist Influence on the 2012 Elections and Beyond

New Survey Talks About the Atheist Influence on the 2012 Elections and Beyond | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
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Christianity Today: It’s Disrespectful Not to Tell Rape Victims About the ‘Redeeming Power of God’

Christianity Today: It’s Disrespectful Not to Tell Rape Victims About the ‘Redeeming Power of God’ | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
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TEXAS FAITH: Is religion playing a shrinking role in this election?

Billy Graham met with Mitt Romney this month, offering what some considered his approval of the campaign of a Mormon seeking the presidency.
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Atheist billboard attacks Romney’s faith, but Mormons say it's misleading

Atheist billboard attacks Romney’s faith, but Mormons say it's misleading | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The CNN Belief Blog covers the faith angles of the day's biggest stories, from breaking news to politics to entertainment, fostering a global conversation about the role of religion and belief in readers' lives.
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Court Smacks Down Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Court Smacks Down Anti-Gay Marriage Law | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Saying the gay population has "suffered a history of discrimination," a divided federal appeals court in Manhattan ruled Thursday that a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was unconstitutional, adding fuel...
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Mitt Romney's Contraception Strategy: Change The Subject

Mitt Romney's Contraception Strategy: Change The Subject | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Earlier in his campaign, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took a clear stand on the issue of contraception coverage by stating that he would support legislation that allowed all employers to refuse to cover employees' birth control for...
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