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The Trump Administration Says It Will Ban TikTok and WeChat From the App Store | RELEVANT

Time’s up for TikTok, if the Trump Administration is to be believed. On Friday, the White House made what appears to be an unprecedented move of banning Chinas TikTok and WeChat apps from mobile app stores, starting Saturday. The move will likely escalate tensions with Beijing, as plans that seemed designed to smooth over the... Read more

‘Boldly Defending Life: Trump Admin. Expands Ban on Int’l Funding of Abortion

'Boldly Defending Life: Trump Admin. Expands Ban on Int'l Funding of Abortion The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to expand a pro-life policy that prohibits U.S. government money from going to international organizations that perform or promote abortion.Under the so-called Mexico City Policy, implemented by President Trump in 2017, government money is prohibited from... Read more

‘China Is an Atheist Country’: Communist Nation Expands Ban on Christian Funerals

'China Is an Atheist Country': Communist Nation Expands Ban on Christian Funerals Chinas communist government has expanded its ban on Christian funerals in recent months, continuing to use laws prohibiting religious activities outside of churches to also outlaw religious-themed ceremonies for the dead, according to a new report.Bitter Winter first reported on the ban in... Read more

Fresh push to ban prostitution in the Netherlands

(Photo: Unsplash/Eric Nopanen)It could soon be the end for Amsterdam's infamous Red Light District if parliamentarians in the Netherlands have their way. The Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), a junior partner in the Netherlands government, has revived efforts to ban prostitution. The call is being led by CDA member Anne Kuik, who told AD newspaper that... Read more

Why Christians Should Lead the Ban on Killer Robots

The Story: A new report highlights the attempts to ban killer robots. Heres why Christians should be leading that effort. The Background: In 2013, the international non-governmental organization Human Right Watch (HRW) helped launch the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots to ban fully autonomous weapons and thereby retain meaningful human control over the use of... Read more

Bishops’ ban on individual Communion cups is wrong, say top lawyers

(Photo: Facebook/Church of England)Leading lawyers have asserted that a ban by Church of England bishops on the use of individual communion cups for wine during the current pandemic is incorrect. In a statement just released, six QCs and barristers say they believe "it is lawful to use individual cups" in services despite the bishops declaring... Read more

Appeals Court OKs Ban on ‘Dismemberment Abortion,’ Citing John Roberts

Appeals Court OKs Ban on 'Dismemberment Abortion,' Citing John Roberts A federal appeals court on Friday lifted an injunction against four Arkansas pro-life laws and indicated they are constitutional in light of a recent opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts that was widely criticized by social conservatives.The four laws, including one that bans... Read more

18 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 15-Week Abortion Ban, Say Modern Science ‘Undermines’ Roe

18 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 15-Week Abortion Ban, Say Modern Science 'Undermines' Roe A coalition of 18 states is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Mississippis 15-week abortion ban, pointing to advances in science and brutal abortion procedures that involve ripping a fetus apart limb by limb.The Mississippi law, passed... Read more

California’s Ban on ‘In-Home Bible Studies’ Sparks Lawsuit by Church

California's Ban on 'In-Home Bible Studies' Sparks Lawsuit by Church A California church filed a federal lawsuit Saturday challenging the states restrictions on houses of worship, including what the suit says is a ban on in-home Bible studies.At issue are prohibitions by Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials on in-person religious gatherings in... Read more

Three California Churches Sue Gov. Newsom for Ban on Singing in Places of Worship

Three California Churches Sue Gov. Newsom for Ban on Singing in Places of Worship (RNS) Three evangelical churches in California have sued Gov. Gavin Newsom for banning singing and chanting in places of worship but permitting such activities elsewhere.The states July 13 order about COVID-19 permits worship services as well as fitness centers,... Read more

Majority of Brits support gay conversion therapy ban – poll

ReutersA majority of British adults support a ban on so-called gay conversion therapy.  The Government is expected to announce plans to ban the practice soon.   The poll by YouGov on behalf of the Ozanne Foundation found that nearly two thirds of the public (62%) agree that conversion therapy should be banned.  It was opposed by... Read more

Instagram, Facebook ban content from ‘conversion therapy’ group

(Photo: Instagram/Core Issues Trust)Instagram and Facebook have bowed to pressure to remove content from a Northern Ireland-based charity offering help to people with unwanted same-sex attraction.  The social media platforms told CNN that they would remove posts from the Core Issues Trust that advertise or promote 'conversion therapy', a form of therapy that can help... Read more

‘None More Vulnerable Than the Unborn’ Tenn. Gov. Will Sign Heartbeat Abortion Ban

'None More Vulnerable Than the Unborn' Tenn. Gov. Will Sign Heartbeat Abortion Ban Tennessees governor is pledging to sign a recently passed bill that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected and also prohibits abortions based on sex, race or a Down syndrome diagnosis.The legislation, House Bill 2263 and Senate Bill 2196,... Read more

22-Week Abortion Ban Lands on Colorado Ballot Thanks to Pro-Life Signature Drive

22-Week Abortion Ban Lands on Colorado Ballot Thanks to Pro-Life Signature Drive Colorado voters this November will consider whether to prohibit abortion after 22 weeks of gestation thanks to the success of a bipartisan petition drive.Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said this week that a coalition, known as Due Date Too Late,... Read more

French Council of State Rules Ban on Religious Gatherings Is Unlawful

French Council of State Rules Ban on Religious Gatherings Is Unlawful A ban on religious gatherings in France is unlawful, according to Frances supreme court for administrative justice.The French Council of State ruled Monday that the general and absolute prohibition [on religious gatherings] is disproportionate because the government is allowing secular gatherings of... Read more

Ban on religious gatherings is unlawful, France’s top court rules

ReutersFrance's supreme court for administrative justice has ruled that the government's absolute ban on religious gatherings in hopes of stopping the spread of COVID-19 is unlawful and ordered the government to relax restrictions on religious worship.In a ruling Monday, the French Council of State reasoned that "the general and absolute prohibition [on religious gatherings] is... Read more

Trump Declares European Journey Ban Days After Dismissing Coronavirus Outbreak Issues | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Final night time, President Donald Trump addressed the American individuals from the Oval Workplace and introduced that beginning at midnight Friday, journey between most of Europe and the USA could be suspended for 30 days. pic.twitter.com/YioC9eARdP — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 12, 2020 There was some preliminary confusion about what the... Read more

Christian Leaders Denounce Trump’s Expanded Journey Ban as It Goes Into Impact | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] President Donald Trump’s journey ban met with large scrutiny and resistance when it was enacted shortly after he took workplace and at last was signed into regulation after being restricted by a sequence of authorized challenges. Now, the implementation of a brand new amended order signed on January 31 has added 4... Read more

Why Did Jordan Ban Netflixs Messiah After Supporting Its Shoot within the Nation? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] This week, Netflix drops its new sequence referred to as Messiah, which as weve beforehand reported, follows a CIA officer who investigates a charismatic determine whose followers imagine that he can carry out miracles and appears on the query, Is he a divine entity or a harmful con artist? [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjLWuzGVyew[/embed] Nonetheless, one... Read more