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Mar 21 2023
2 prayer vigils planned Tuesday night for students shot at Arlington Lamar High School
Two Arlington churches will hold prayer vigils Tuesday night in honor of the students shot on the Lamar High School campus Monday morning. One student — identified by family as Jashawn Poirier — was killed, and a teenage girl was hospitalized after the shooting Monday outside Lamar High School, according to police and the school district. The shooting happened before school started, andFort Worth Star-Telegram
Jun 28 2022
“The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a high school football coach who lost his job because of his post-game prayers at the 50-yard line. By a vote of 6-3, the justices ruled that Joseph Kennedy’s conduct was protected by the First Amendment…
“Kennedy had been a part-time coach at Bremerton High School, a public school in Washington state, for seven years. During that time, heThe Flip Side
Mar 01 2023
NYC Mayor Adams: Guns Came Into Schools When Prayer Removed
New York City Mayor Eric Adams dismissed the idea of church and state separation and drew a connection between the absence of faith and guns in schools, rankling some civil libertarians. "Don't tell me about no separation of church and state," Adams said Tuesday during an an annual interfaith breakfast of religious leaders in Manhattan. "State is the body. Church is the heart. You take theNewsmax (News)
Apr 28 2022
“During nearly two hours of oral argument on Monday, a majority of the Supreme Court appeared sympathetic to a high school football coach who sued his school district after he lost his job because of his post-game prayers at the 50-yard line.” (SCOTUSblog)
The left urges the Supreme Court to rule against the coach and maintain precedents protecting religious minorities.
The rightThe Flip Side
Mar 02 2023
NYC Mayor Eric Adams Admits Taking Prayer Out of Public Schools Was a Mistake
New York City Mayor Eric Adams argued that the U.S. Supreme Court made a mistake when it prohibited school-sponsored prayer in public schools.
According to The Christian Post, Adams addressed the importance of having a spiritual foundation on Tuesday during the annual interfaith breakfast at the New York Public Library's reception hall.
"When I was growing up in South Jamaica,Christian Headlines
Mar 30 2023
Lauren Daigle canceled concert to host prayer vigil for victims of Nashville shooting
Christian musician Lauren Daigle canceled her album preview concert to host an evening of prayer through a community vigil in Nashville to honor the lives of three children and three staff members lost in The Covenant School shooting. "[Monday's] shooting is truly heartbreaking for our Nashville community and all of those impacted," Daigle said in an Instagram post. "I'm going to postpone myThe Christian Post
Mar 02 2023
We Took Prayer Out of School and Look What We Got - NYC Mayor Stuns Godless Libs
Democratic New York City Mayor Eric Adams was on to something when he argued at a Manhattan prayer breakfast Tuesday that you can’t remove God from society, and especially our schools, and not expect social ills and violence to increase. Adams argued that if people want to build a world that’s better for the youth, “It means instilling in them some level of faith and belief.” (25 secs). “Don’tWestern Journal
Mar 29 2023
Media mockery of prayer, 'subtle smears' against Christianity marks coverage of Nashville massacre
Pastors and conservative leaders weighed in on reaction by journalists and entertainers who have mocked prayer and brought attention to Tennessee's drag show ban amid the Christian elementary school massacre that took six lives Monday.
As the nation grapples with the murders of three adults and three children at the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, faith leaders responded toFox News (Online News)
Mar 28 2023
Tenn. Rep. Andy Ogles sends ‘thoughts and prayers’ to Nashville victims as gun-toting family Christmas photo surfaces
A 2021 Christmas photo posted by Tennessee Rep. Andy Ogles of himself and his gleefully gun-toting family has resurfaced in the wake of Monday’s shootings at Nashville’s Covenant School. Seven people — the school’s headmaster, three third-grade students, a custodian and a substitute teacher, as well as the shooter — perished in the attack. In the holiday photo posted to Facebook, Ogles posesNew York Daily News
Feb 22 2023
Asbury limits prayer services due to strained infrastructure
WILMORE, Kentucky (RNS)—After an estimated 50,000 Christian worshippers, celebrity pastors and onlookers flocked to a rolling revival meeting at Asbury University over the course of 13 days, the school’s administration announced a new, limited schedule for prayer services in hopes of restoring order to the campus in this tiny Central Kentucky town. Asbury University President Kevin Brown madeBaptist Standard