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Richard Land says Obama using Trayvon Martin case for politics

(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention's top public policy official called activists Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton “racial ambulance chasers” who are fomenting a “mob mentality” over the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. By David Gibson.

Christians join fight against cockfighting

(RNS) Christian leaders are joining with animal rights defenders to advocate against cockfighting, calling the sport antithetical to biblical values. By Chris Herlinger.