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Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:00am

"In 2013 a contentious doctor-assisted suicide bill (Act 39) was signed into law [in Vermont]. It contains very slim protections for physicians who don't want to participate due to matters of conscience or religious belief."

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Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:29am

"Those who disagreed with their clergy about Trump were the ones who changed congregations" Washington Post

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Wed, 04/12/2017 - 6:23am

"Government restrictions on religion and social hostilities involving religion increased in 2015 for the first time in three years, according to Pew Research Center’s latest annual study on global restrictions on religion."

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Mon, 04/10/2017 - 6:43am

"A church in Britain has started a text-a-prayer service, allowing members to at least send their prayers to the church's mobile phone if they are unable to attend services." CPost

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Mon, 04/10/2017 - 6:41am

"Certainly this is a pivotal time, I think, in humanity ... [The Bible] is one common denominator that we can share with all people" Fox

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