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  • In south Egypt, Islamists take over a town

    09/06/2013 1:01:07 AM PDT · by Java4Jay · 3 replies
    A town of some 120,000 — including 20,000 Christians — Dalga has been outside government control since hard-line supporters of the Islamist Mohammed Morsi drove out police and occupied their station on July 3, the day Egypt's military chief removed the president in a popularly supported coup. It was part of a wave of attacks in the southern Minya province that targeted Christians, their homes and businesses.
  • Dept of VA censors funeral prayers

    06/30/2011 4:30:49 AM PDT · by rockabyebaby · 19 replies
    Fox-Houston ^ | June 29, 2011 | Fox-Houston
    I did not see this posted anywhere..... HOUSTON (FOX-Houston) - Local veterans say the Department of Veterans Affairs is consistently censoring their prayers, banning them from saying the words "God," and "Jesus" during funeral services at Houston National Cemetery. Three separate organizations have come forward complaining the cemetery's director and other government officials are violating the First Amendment. Members from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, The American Legion and the National Memorial Ladies all complain of "religious hostility" at the cemetery. On Tuesday they told a federal judge what's been going on there. "People are doing things out there that...