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National News | Feb. 24 2021

Headline News from around the Southeast for February 25

Arkansas If you think Jess and Cassie Lothes’ hands are full as the parents of nine children, you should see their hearts, Outlook Magazine…

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National News | Feb. 23 2021

Private bill seeks freedom for refugee living in Missouri church

U.S. Rep. Cori Bush introduced legislation Feb. 22 to grant permanent residency to Alex Garcia, a Honduran immigrant who has lived more than…

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National News | Feb. 23 2021

Congress to consider Equality Act, expansion of definition of ‘sex’ under civil rights protections

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled for a floor vote on a controversial bill titled the Equality Act. This legislation,…

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National News | Feb. 22 2021

Baptist leaders applaud S.C. fetal heartbeat law

Southern Baptist public policy leaders commended the latest early ban on abortions to gain approval in a state. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster…

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National News | Feb. 22 2021

Pro-life efforts remain strong in nation, state

Some 45 abortion clinics across the U.S. ceased performing the procedure in 2020, according to a recent report published by Operation Rescue,…

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National News | Feb. 19 2021

Tulsa Race Massacre Prayer Room offers healing upon tragedy’s centennial

By Diana Chandler Baptist Press A hundred years after a horrific massacre, Deron Spoo hopes to set the foundation for a new narrative. The senior…

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National News | Feb. 18 2021

SBC leaders: Refugee increase to give church Gospel opportunity

The decision to increase dramatically the number of refugees to be welcomed into the United States will provide Christians with important opportunities…

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National News | Feb. 18 2021

NAMB appeals to Supreme Court in McRaney case, claims first amendment protections

The North American Mission board has filed a petition with the Supreme Court of the United States in its ongoing case involving a lawsuit against…

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National News | Feb. 18 2021

Southern Baptist churches, Dallas faith groups help shelter homeless Texans during deep freeze

Several Texas churches are serving as warming shelters after a spike in the state’s power grid put millions in the dark and without heat.…

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National News | Feb. 18 2021

Black Americans usually attend predominantly black churches, rely on prayer to make decisions, study shows

Most black Americans who attend religious services go to predominantly black congregations. Also, most black Americans rely on prayer to help…

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