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Religion



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Red bullet A new Pepsi soda can design omits the words "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance.

Red bullet A Fisher-Price talking doll utters the phrases "Islam is the light" and "Satan is king."

Green bullet Principal Jody McLoud of Roane County High School in Kingston, Tennessee, delivered a controversial speech before a school football game. E-mail describes religious symbols and references in U.S. capital buildings and the words of America's founders.

Green bullet Principal Jody McLoud of Roane County High School in Kingston, Tennessee, delivered a controversial speech before a school football game.

Green bullet American Atheists oppose incorporating a steel-beam cross found in the WTC rubble into a permanent memorial to the victims who died there on September 11.

Multi bullet Religious symbols and references abound in U.S. capital buildings and the words of America's founders.

Red bullet The ACLU is seeking to have cross-shaped headstones removed from federal cemeteries.

Green bullet A USPS stamp commemorates the Islamic holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

Multi bullet Item cites religious references related to George Washington and the Washington Monument.

Green bullet A holiday shopping flier included an anti-Semitic message.

Multi bullet Imam is questioned about Islamic attitude toward infidels.

White bullet Letter to Dr. Laura highlights fallacy in a particular anti-homosexual argument.

Red bullet Steven Spielberg is planning to direct a film about the Crusades.*

Red bullet Judge tells holiday-seeking plaintiff atheists already have their own holiday: April 1.

Green bullet One of the top search results in Google for the word "jew" points to an anti-Semitic site.

Green bullet A sneeze during a graduation ceremony prompts the response of 'God bless you!,' thereby working a blessing into the proceedings.

Green bullet Vietnam veteran Admiral Jeremiah Denton was prevented from speaking before the California Assembly on Independence Day.

Red bullet Atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair is circulating a petition to have religious broadcasting banned from American airwaves.

Red bullet Daughter of murder victims decries the removal of "So help me God" from the oath trial witnesses are sworn by.

Red bullet Four Christians in Philadelphia face a potential sentence of 57 years in prison for preaching in public.

Red bullet Atheists are petitioning the FCC to get religious broadcasting banned from American airwaves.

Red bullet The ACLU objected to a U.S. Marine prayer session because it constituted "federal employees praying on federal property and on federal time."

Green bullet NBC will be airing The Book of Daniel, a series about an Episcopal priest who deals with an addiction to painkillers, a gay son, and a daughter who sells pot.

Multi bullet E-mail petition seeks to restore the Pledge of Allegiance to public schools.

Red bullet Radio stations declined to play the Diamond Rio song "In God We Still Trust" because of its subject matter.

Green bullet A viewer received an insulting response after sending a complaint through ABC's web site about the television series The Practice.

Red bullet A kidney donor demanded her organ back after the recipient changed religions.

Red bullet Crocodile hunter Steve Irwin became a Christian a few weeks before he died.

Red bullet Iran has passed a law requiring Jews and Christians to wear badges identifying them as religious minorities.

Red bullet Evangelist Billy Graham led a parade through New Orleans on a scooter during the March 2006 Celebration of Hope crusade.

Multi-colored bullet News agency conducts online poll about Americans' belief in God.

Multi-colored bullet A newly-elected Muslim Congressman announced he will take his oath of office on the Quran instead of the Bible.

Red bullet New U.S. dollar coins omit the motto "In God We Trust."

Red bullet Schools in the UK no longer teach about the Holocaust for fear of offending Muslim students.

Red bullet Public prayer is prohibited at Steak n Shake restaurants.

Red bullet A proposed redesign of the Lincoln Cent will omit the motto "In God We Trust."

Green bullet During an awards ceremony, actress Kathy Griffin told Jesus to "suck it" and said that her Emmy was now her god.

Green bullet The 2007 film The Golden Compass is based on a series of books with anti-religious themes.

Green bullet Changes to an exhibit at the Washington Monument temporarily made the phrase "Laus Deo" non-viewable by visitors.

Multi-colored bullet Oprah Winfrey is selling an XM Radio show titled 'A Course in Miracles.'

Multi-colored bullet Employees of a Tyson Foods plant in Tennessee will be given a paid day off for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr.

Red bullet Jesus will be portrayed as a homosexual in an upcoming film.

Red bullet The Boston Red Sox are postponing their 2009 home opener to avoid a conflict with Passover.

Yellow bullet Statistics demonstrate that "Islam will overwhelm Christendom unless Christians recognize the demographic realities and begin reproducing again."

Red bullet A new federal government policy prohibits U.S. service members from speaking at "faith-based public events."

Multi-colored bullet San Diego County officials barred a couple from holding Bible study sessions in their home without a "major land use" permit.

Multi-colored bullet A Pepsi distributor stopped donating supplies to God's Pit Crew because of the charity's name.

Green bullet The ACLU is seeking to have a cross removed from the Mojave National Preserve in California.

Green bullet Muslims are planning to hold an "Islam on Capitol Hill" prayer service at the U.S. Capitol on 25 September 2009.

Green bullet Two "devout Muslims" were appointed to key posts in the Department of Homeland Security.

Multi-colored bullet Account describes Muslims engaging in a "dry run" hijacking on Flight 297.

Green bullet A 2010 calendar distributed by Publix supermarkets identifies December 7 as "Islamic New Year."

Red bullet Buddhist extremists in India plan to burn down 200 churches and kill 200 missionaries within 24 hours.

Multi-colored bullet Article details treatment of women in the Muslim world.

Green bullet Photographs show Muslims praying in the streets of New York City.

Multi-colored bullet Photographs show a "censored" protest against a planned mosque in New York City.

Green bullet A Home Depot employee was fired after refusing to remove a patriotic button from his work apron.

Green bullet Frankenmuth resident objects to cross on city's crest; residents respond by placing crosses on their lawns.

Red bullet NBC edited an interview with the family of a deceased Navy SEAL to remove a reference to Christ.

Green bullet A Congressional bill seeks to add FDR's D-Day prayer to the national World War II Memorial.

Red bullet Article describes conditions under which halal meat is produced.

Multi-colored bullet Walter Reed Medical Center issued guidelines that prohibit the use of religious items during visits with patients.

Multi-colored bullet The Democratic National Convention declined to allow a prayer from a Catholic official but did allow prayers from 20,000 Muslims.

Multi-colored bullet The 2012 Democratic National Convention declined to allow churches to donate gift baskets to delegates.

Green bullet Evangelist Billy Graham placed full-page advertisements in U.S. newspapers regarding the 2012 election.

Green bullet The U.S. has contributed millions of dollars towards the rebuilding of mosques in Muslim countries.

Red bullet Pope Benedict XVI resigned in order to avoid arrest.

Red bullet Transcript documents interview between Chris Matthews and Cardinal Bergoglio.

Red bullet Twenty members of the Westboro Baptist Church were arrested attempting to protest a memorial service at Baylor University.

Red bullet Many TV viewers are complaining to A&E about prayer scenes in the program Duck Dynasty.

Red bullet Delta Airlines prohibits Jewish passengers and Bibles on all their flights due to an alliance with Saudi Arabian Airlines.

Multi-colored bullet U.S. $1 bills are being circulated with the words "NO GOD BUT ALLAH" stamped on them.

Yellow bullet Actor Sylvester Stallone recently announced he "has surrendered his life to the Lord Jesus Christ."

Green bullet CVS pharmacy had an issue with an employee wearing ties bearing religous symbolism at one of their Virginia outlets.

Yellow bullet An 8-year-old Yemeni girl was forced to marry a 40-year-old man and then died of vaginal injuries on their wedding night.

Multi-colored bullet Catholic priests may not conduct religious services on U.S. military bases during the federal government shutdown.

Red bullet Photograph shows a school essay rejected because the student chose 'Jesus Christ' as her hero.

Multi-colored bullet Jews in eastern Ukraine have been ordered to register with the government.

Multi-colored bullet Subway sandwich stores have stopped selling pork products.
 
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