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Need to know: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Muslim civil rights group reports that 35 percent of anti-Muslim bias incidents it recorded in 2017 originated from federal agencies including the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration.
Reflecting the partisan breakdown of Hindu Americans, there could be as many as eight Hindus—all Democrats—in Congress come January, writes Murali Balaji.
From 2013 until last month, the national security advisor was chairman of the Gatestone Institute, a New York-based advocacy group that warns of a looming “jihadist takeover” of Europe leading to a “Great White Death.”
The elders of Willow Creek Community Church are pledging to renew their investigation of the church’s former pastor, Bill Hybels, as more allegations of inappropriate conduct with women surface.
The First Amendment Defense Act seeks to upend an enduring understanding of our rights, writes Andrew L. Seidel.
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The Rev. Heber Brown III, founder of the Black Church Food Security Network, says that “food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries will not change the underlying conditions that have our community hungry in the first place.”
(AP) — A Rohingya Muslim man among a group of 76 rescued in a wooden boat in Indonesian waters says they were at sea for nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia.
(AP) — The South African Gabola Church, which celebrates the drinking of alcohol, was started eight months ago and has found an enthusiastic following.
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Former Mormons don’t generally maintain a high level of spirituality when they decide to leave the fold, unless they become actively involved in another religion.
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