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California Progressives Organize to ‘Resist Trump’

SANTA MONICA — Over one hundred “progressives” vowed to “resist” President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday as they gathered at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in this well-to-do coastal California city to organize efforts to combat the incoming administration.

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Saudi Academic: End Gender Segregation In Islam

TEL AVIV – A Saudi academic has called on Muslims to adapt themselves to the modern age by reforming mosques to be more like churches, with mixed prayers, seating and dim lighting, and to change the “fanatical and sexualized” perception

Leftists Attack Christian Leader on Louisiana Floods

Liberal secularists are attacking national leader Tony Perkins for trying to make sense of the Louisiana floods from a biblical perspective, after Perkins and 80 percent of his Louisiana church members lost their homes to those floods.

City in Texas Sues Church over Jesus Sign

“Jesus Welcomes You To Hawkins,” reads a church’s sign in the city of Hawkins, Texas. But some atheists don’t appreciate the welcome, so the city is suing the church in order to fend off a lawsuit from the atheists.

Pew: Half of All Church Fires in Last 20 Years Were Result of Arson

Many of the attacks on churches have been religiously or racially motivated, the Center notes, such as a string of arson attacks at six predominantly black churches in the Saint Louis area this month, although federal law enforcement agencies have ruled these fires to be unrelated and police are as yet unwilling to say whether the attacks are racially driven. Acts of arson are also significantly more common in churches than in other structures, and in recent years only 5-10% of residential and non-residential fires were intentionally set, as compared to the 51% of church fires that were deemed acts of arson.

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Tree Trimmed After 16-lb. Pine Cone Injures Veteran

Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz is taking precautions after noticing a Navy veteran filed a $5 million suit against the U.S. government, the National Park Service, the Department of the Interior, and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park after a heavy cone from a bunya pine tree fell, striking him on the head.

Church Prays Over Police Department

After Sunday services, some 350 church goers made their way three blocks from the church building to the front steps of police headquarters on Columbia Avenue, where they were met by the chief of police and several on duty officers, who warmly received them. “I’ve met with dozens of police officers and federal agents in the last two months and heard from them how they have felt a increasing sense of danger and a loss of support from the community,” the church pastor tells Breitbart News.

Huckabee Drums To His Own Beat at Rock Hill Missionary Baptist Church

“I hear people say we’ve got racial problems. We don’t have a skin problem in this country, we have a sin problem in this country,” said Huckabee, who appealed to the mostly African American audience. As a GOP presidential candidate, Huckabee is working to broaden his appeal to black voters.

Why Americans Are Abandoning Religion

On Tuesday, Pew Research released a new study finding a radical increase in the number of religiously unaffiliated Americans. That increase correlated strongly with the decrease in the number of Catholics, mainline Protestants, and evangelical Protestants over the past seven years.