Posts tagged politics
Where was this energy for Obama, though? A closer look at Franklin Graham’s Day of Prayer for Trump

Back in 2011, Bishop T.D. Jakes took Franklin Graham to task for calling into question former President Barack Obama’s Christian faith. But since Donald Trump became president, despite bad behavior, Graham has been highly protective of him, recently setting aside a day of prayer for the Republican leader.

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Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks, supporters say it is 'saving lives'

Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislation 24-10 early Thursday with just hours left before a Friday deadline to pass bills. It needs at least one more vote of approval in the GOP-led House before it can go to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who voiced support for it

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Not your place, ma’am: Jill Biden says it’s time to move on from Anita Hill controversy

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he takes responsibility for the fact that Anita Hill was “not treated well” in 1991 when she accused then-Supreme Court-nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Now Jill Biden, his wife, is saying, it’s time to move on from the issue. But is that her place to say?

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African-American Christian conservative Candace Owens hits back against ‘disgusting’ hate aimed toward her

African-American Christian conservative, Candace Owens, is hitting back against the hatred she has received for being vocal about her conservative political views. The 29-year-old spoke before the House Judiciary Committee on hate crimes and white nationalism, and condemned ‘disgusting’ attacks.

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Christian New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker first announced 2020 bid at his home church

Cory Booker, who has been called “the most overtly Christian Democratic presidential candidate since Jesse Jackson and perhaps even Jimmy Carter,” announced his plans to run for president at his home church.

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We Love It: Shirley Chisholm monument planned for Brooklyn

Shirley Chisholm is coming to Brooklyn’s back yard. The de Blasio administration announced Friday — on what would have been Chisholm’s 94th birthday — that a city-funded monument honoring the political trailblazer will be erected at the Parkside entrance to Prospect Park.

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‘Sanctuary’ church in Minneapolis is achieving racial diversity in divided times

Though some would argue that America is now more racially divided than ever, this certainly isn’t true at Sanctuary Covenant Church in north Minneapolis. The Evangelical congregation of about 700 has a healthy mix of races and cultures.

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WATCH: Senate Chaplain Barry Black condemns politically motivated harassment, calls for greater civility

Instances of politically motivated harassment and bullying are dominating headlines these days, causing many to ask – are we losing civility in our country? Senate Chaplain Barry Black thinks, sadly, we are.

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African-American woman Stacey Abrams wins Democratic nomination for governor of Georgia

Stacey Abrams won the Democratic party’s nomination for governor in Georgia, where she faces long odds in a Republican-dominated southern state testing divergent Democratic strategies. She could potentially be the first African-American female governor in the United States.

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