Wednesday, March 20, 2013

20 March 2013

Presbyterians Week Headlines

[1] Christian Defense Coalition Holds Prayer Vigil and Public Witness Friday 15 March 2013 before Wife of Imprisoned American Pastor in Iran Testifies on Capitol Hill

[2] United Church of Christ Members Join 200-Mile March in Florida for Fair Labor Conditions

[3] United Church of Christ L(esbian) G(ay) B(isexual) T(ransexual) Advocates Applaud Ohio Senator's Support of Homosexual Marriage

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[1] Christian Defense Coalition Holds Prayer Vigil and Public Witness Friday 15 March 2013 before Wife of Imprisoned American Pastor in Iran Testifies on Capitol Hill

The Christian Defense Coalition on 15 March 2013 in Washington DC led a prayer vigil and public witness prior to the testimony of Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of Pastor Saeed Abedini who is serving an eight year sentence in an Iranian prison because of his Christian faith, before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the Rayburn Building of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Reformed Presbyterian pastor and Director of the Christian Defense Coalition the Rev. Patrick Mahoney commented prior to the event:

"It is deeply troubling and disturbing that a U.S. citizen would be imprisoned for eight years and brutally beaten in a foreign country for simply being a Christian.

"What is also troubling and disturbing is that President Obama has failed to personally and publicly address this issue and demand the immediate release of Pastor Saeed.

"President Obama's silence on religious freedom and basic human rights sends a clear message to the world that these issues are not a top priority for this administration.

"We will gather on Capitol Hill first to pray, and ask God to intervene and act on behalf of Pastor Saeed and his family. We will also be praying for the testimony of all the presenters including Naghmeh, the wife of Pastor Saeed.

"We will also stand as a 'prophetic witness' for justice reminding the President, Congress and the nation of Pastor Saeed's imprisonment and the persecution of so many others around the world. America must never be silent on the issue of religious freedom across the globe."

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[2] United Church of Christ Members Join 200-Mile March in Florida for Fair Labor Conditions

United Church of Christ members on 15 March 2013 joined members of the Florida-based Coalition of Immokalee Workers on a 200-mile "March for Rights, Respect, and Fair Food" through Florida, which ended Sunday 17 March 2013 with a rally in Lakeland, Florida outside the headquarters of Publix, a grocery chain and Florida's largest privately-owned company, which has long refused negotiate with farm workers.

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[3] United Church of Christ L(esbian) G(ay) B(isexual) T(ransexual) Advocates Applaud Ohio Senator's Support of Homosexual Marriage

United Church of Christ L(esbian) G(ay) B(isexual) T(ransexual) advocates on 15 March 2013 announced their support of Ohio Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman's announcement that he is now a supporter of homosexual marriage. Senator Portman says he has changed his views and now supports the right for same-sex couples to marry because his son, Will, is homosexual.

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-- Atheist Richard Dawkins Tweets on Abortion: ‘Any Fetus Is Less Human Than an Adult Pig’

‘Draconian’ Tasmanian Bill Would Penalize Conscientious Objectors to Abortion

Praying Grandmother in Wilmington, Delaware Attacked at Planned Parenthood while Filming Botched Abortion Incident

Idaho Judge's Decision Endorses Dangerous 'Off-Label' Use of RU-486, Abortifacients

Linda Gibbons Released from Ontario Prison after Nearly Five Months in Jail for Peaceful Picketing of Morgentaler Abortion Clinic

‘Open Season on Christians Now’: Biblical Views on Homosexuality Proscribed in Canadian Supreme Court’s Whatcott Ruling

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Cop Takes Camera from Pro-Lifer Filming Arrest-Threat, Deletes All Files

Pro-Abortion Protesters Shout Down and Shut Down Talk by Canadian Member of Parliament at University Of Waterloo

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Articles from the past week regarding kings and rulers setting themselves against the LORD and against his anointed:

-- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Approves Two US$4.5 Million No Bid Contracts for More Weapons and Ammunition

Eighty-Three Year Old Altavista, Virginia Woman Uses Gun to Scare Off Burglar, then Shot and Killed by Police in Her Backyard

Militarization of Police: Peace Officers to Storm Troopers

Brown University to Teach Male Students How to Attain ‘Prostate Pleasure’

Seventeen Magazine Pushing Sex as a Drug to Twelve-Year-Olds

Wisconsin’s VISTA Program Encourages Volunteers to Overcome White 'Privilege’

New Jersey Woman Arrested for Reciting Constitution at Tax Meeting

Family Pets Routinely Killed by Federal Agency

Now Obama targets your FedEx, UPS packages

Los Angeles Times Editorial Says Extremist 'Patriots' Imperil the United States

-- Los Angeles Times Says Illegal Immigrants are Good for the Environment

World Communion of Reformed Churches Welcome New Pope as a Humble Man Dedicated To Social Justice

California Police Seize Guns as Owner Loses Right to Keep Arms after Two Day Visit to the “Loony-Bin”

Draconian Gun Laws Put New Jersey Man in Prison for Thirty-Five Days

Vegetarian Group's Stanford University Protest Likens Struggle against Meat to Civil Rights Movement

Piers Morgan: People Need Dictators and Slave Masters “Occasionally”

Austin, Texas Billboards Urge Hispanics to Revolt

-- Congressional Black Caucus Urges Barack Obama to Discriminate Against Whites

Wisconsin Department of Education Contends that Whites are Born Racist and Privileged

-- Tennessee Legislature Set to Talk about Police Piracy of Motorists

-- Woman Killed, Child Raped in Clay, New York Mall Carjacking

-- Lord Robert Winston Warning over Child ‘Eugenics’

-- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Police Taser Man to Show Dominance

-- Belgium Becomes World Leader in Harvesting Organs after Euthanasia

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[6] The Religion of Peace

Articles from the past week about the religion of peace:

-- Iran: Five Christians Receive Exorbitant Bail Demands

-- Torture Probably Led to Death of Egyptian Christian in Libya

-- Pakistani Christians Told, ‘Protest Again and You Will Die’

-- American Center for Law and Justice: Obama Won’t Help American Pastor Held in Iran

-- Pakistani Soldier Stoned to Death for Love Affair, Tribesmen Say

-- Pakistan: the Bitter Fruits of a Radicalised Society

-- Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Says United Nations Document on Violence against Women Violates Islamic Rules

-- Muslim Jihadists in Pakistan Torch 160 Christian Homes and Two Churches

-- Muslims Jihadists in Bangladesh Torch 700 Hindu Houses, Forty-Seven Temples

-- Two Americans among Those Killed in Afghan Attack

-- A Bronze Star Power Point? Actually, Not...

-- Saudi Arabia Executes Seven Despite Appeal, Confessions Obtained under Torture, Had No Legal Representation

-- Outrage over Sudanese Plan to Train Judges to Amputate Criminals' Limbs

-- Obama's Islamist Tilt

-- Belgian Man Imprisoned for Shredding the Koran

-- Al Jazeera Could Take Over New York Times Building

-- Muslims and Leftists Shut Down Prosecutor in the Holy Land Trial, The U.S.'s Largest Terror Funding Trial Contending "Racism!" and "Islamophobia"

-- Huffington Post and Universities Claim Counter-Jihadists Are "Exploiting" News of Scores of Muslim Sex Trafficking Gangs of Young Girls to Fuel "Islamophobia"

-- University College London Adopts Sharia Law for Public Debate, Separating Women from Men

-- Toronto School Board Sics Police on Sarcastic Blogger

-- Iran’s Islamic Regime to 'Honor' Michelle Obama

-- How Muslims Created 'Islamophobia'

-- Torching Christians in Pakistan

-- Hamza the Handless Jihadi Cleric Awaiting Terror Trial in New York City Gets New Prosthetic Hand and Computer

-- Muslim Jihadist in New York Gets Ten Years for Plotting To Blow Up Synagogues and Slaughter Jews

-- Muslim Jihadists in Egypt Murder Three Christians over Church-Building Rumors

-- Muslim Jihadist Convert in Washington State Who Has Stated His "Willingness to Die for Islam" Stabs Two People after Discussion of Religion

-- Turkish Foreign Minister Invokes Ottoman Empire as New Order for Middle East

-- Ethnic Cleansing of Christians from Benghazi, Libya Continues

-- Europe Conflicted on Whether to Arm Syrian Insurgents

-- Turkey Forming Alliance with North Sudan

-- We Have Betrayed Iraqi Christians Twice

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