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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Popular Televangelist Joel Osteen Delivers Sermon At Baltimore Convention Center

Thousands are in downtown Baltimore to hear just one man speak — Pastor Joel Osteen — the wildly popular preacher whose sermons are televised in 100 nations around the world.

11/15/2013

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Opinion: Jamie Foxx’s Obama Is Our Lord And Savior Remark Is Ridiculous And Disturbing

No one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.

11/27/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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3 Episcopal Priests In Baltimore Ordained Catholic

Three Episcopal priests in Baltimore are being ordained in the Roman Catholic Church to better align with their beliefs.

06/09/2012

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Jewish Museum Of Maryland Gets New Exec. Director

When Marvin D. Pinkert tells friends from the area about his new job as executive director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, he says they often ask, “When are they building a Jewish Museum in Baltimore?” or sometimes, “There’s a museum by Attman’s Deli?”

06/04/2012

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Dr. Ben Carson’s Beliefs On Evolution Stir Controversy At Emory University

Dr. Ben Carson is internationally known for his skill as a neurosurgeon and his inspiring life story. But his position on evolution is drawing fire from some professors at Emory University, where he will give the commencement address.

05/02/2012

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Ed Norris: Tebow Double Standard

“Tebowing” is now in the vernacular and former players have come out and stated that they could do without his religious displays.

12/01/2011

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Atheist At Fort Meade Seeks ‘Lay Leader’ Status

An Army captain at Fort Meade says he’s an atheist — and he wants official recognition as a humanist lay leader, on par with the Christian, Jewish and Muslim lay leaders who help military chaplains serve the troops.

11/07/2011

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Frederick Adopts Revised Prayer Policy

The Frederick County Commissioners are loosening a proposed public-meeting prayer policy.

07/14/2011

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Smith Island Awaits 125th Summer Camp Meeting

Mixing with the drone of work, boat motors, mosquitoes and seagulls will soon be the voices of praise, worship and song when Smith Island hosts its annual summer camp meeting.

07/14/2011

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Man Charged With Killing Dog Cited Religion

A Hagerstown man is facing animal-cruelty charges for allegedly tossing his stepdaughter’s dog in front of a moving car, killing the animal.

07/07/2011

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