[anzac] PERSECUTION in AMERICA??

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Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 19:39:45 -0500
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"PERSECUTION in AMERICA?"
-See the links below:

May 21, 2005 
http://www.registerguard.com/news/2005/05/21/f4.rel.schoolbible.0521.html 
(School district says banning Bible-reading protected students) 
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Christian Persecution in the news:
http://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/5/192005h.asp 
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"PERSECUTION Notes"
-by Mary Ann Collins. 

1. A Wisconsin Prison has hired a Wiccan "chaplain" who calls herself Rev.
Witch. http://www.madison.com/wisconsinstatejournal/local/8446.htm
http://www.100megsfree4.com/farshores/pchap.htm
http://www.jsonline.com/news/metro/dec01/witch06120501a.asp
http://www.jsonline.com/news/state/dec01/3593.asp
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2. A federal court ruled that Virginia Military Institute can no longer have a
nondenominational prayer before meals.
http://charleston.net/stories/051303/wor_13vmi.shtml
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2002/11/22/171707.shtml
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=26206
http://www.aclj.org/news_focus/nf_010418_vmi_meal_prayer.asp

Three judges made the
original decision. There was an appeal to have the full court reconsider the
case. The court has refused to reconsider the case.
http://www.ohio.com/mld/ohio/news/nation/6525516.htm
http://www.news8.net/news/stories/0803/98634.html
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3. There is concern that the ACLU will continue to sue military academies.
They could even try to prevent chaplains on aircraft carriers from praying with
military pilots who are about to fly into dangerous situations.
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2002/11/22/171707.shtml
http://www.townhall.com/columnists/terencejeffrey/tj20030521.shtml
http://news.com/story/0,2933,56322,00.html
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,56310,00.html 

The Supreme Court will take this case.
http://www.channelone.com/news/2003/10/15/ap_pledge
http://www.wcco.com/topstories/topstories_story_287111321.html
http://www.msnbc.com/news/980091.asp?0cv=CA01
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4. A fourth-grade student was ridiculed, disciplined, and put into 
detention for a week because he prayed before meals in the 
school cafeteria.
http://www.holysmoke.org/hs00/gingrich.htm
http://www.anncoulter.org/columns/2003/092403.htm
http://www.christianinformer.org/jimmyray.htm
http://www.townhall.com/columnists/anncoulter/ac20030925.shtml
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5. A kindergarten student was ordered not to say grace before 
meals. She was used to saying, out loud, "God is great. God is 
good. And we thank Him for this food." Finally, after her parents 
sued the school, she was allowed to pray.
http://www.anncoulter.org/columns/2003/092403.htm
http://www.townhall.com/columnists/anncoulter/ac20030925.shtml
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6. Two girls in middle school were told that their Bibles are "garbage." 
The teacher threw the Bibles into the trash can, and took the girls 
to the principal's office. Three students at the same school had 
school books with the Ten Commandments on the covers. School 
officials threw the book covers into the trash, saying that the Ten
Commandments are "hate speech."
http://www.anncoulter.org/columns/2003/092403.htm
http://www.townhall.com/columnists/anncoulter/ac20030925.shtml
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7. A federal judge in Texas said that any student who uses the 
word "Jesus" during the school's graduation ceremonies will be 
arrested and sent to jail.
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=35420 

This article has an extensive quotation from the judge. Search for 
"Jesus" in this article. [Hit CTRL + F. Type "Jesus" and then hit 
ENTER.]
http://www.users.mis.net/~dcgay/aclu.htm 

This article has brief summaries of cases where Christian students 
have been persecuted. To find the information about the school in 
Texas, search for "Jesus."
http://www.pytlik.com/observe/deliverus/fences-02.html
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8. A California court has forbidden the public use of the words 
"under God" in the  Pledge of Allegiance.
http://www.cnn.com/2002/LAW/06/26/pledge.allegiance
http://www.fox.com
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9. There is a lawsuit to prevent Congress from having paid chaplains. 
http://www.townhall.com/columnists/billoreilly/bo20020706.shtml 
http://thomas.senate.gov/html/pr5094.html 
http://classicliberal.tripod.com/misc/hannity.html 
http://www.thesandiegochannel.com/news/1642562/detail.html 
http://www.wash.org/pr04sep02.html 
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AUSTRALIA:
-Two Australian pastors gave a seminar about Islam. Local Muslims charged
them with vilification (hate speech).
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2002/05/28/1022569769530.html
http://www.pastornet.net.au/jmm/pray/pray0090.htm
http://www.pastornet.net.au/jmm/aasi/aasi0774.htm
http://www.reformation.to/persecution.htm 

An article from Pastor Daniel Scott's ministry. It describes his 
teaching ministry and tells how some people are trying to use 
Australia's anti-vilification laws to silence him.
http://www.ministryblue.com/exodus.html
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-Some pastors in Australia report that people are attending church 
services to monitor what is said, in order to see if they can find a 
basis for charging the pastors with hate crimes.
http://www.pastornet.net.au/jmm/aasi/aasi0774.htm

"Freedom of Religion in Australia -- Attacks on Christianity." This 
report was presented to the Australian Parliament on June 20, 1999.
http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Parliament/7347/war.htm
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-Article by Mary Ann Collins. 
http://www.harpazo.net/Notes3.html
Her other articles-
... "Religious Thought Police" 
... "A Deadly Downhill Slide" 
... "Forgiveness"
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