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Jul
2017
July 12, 2017
IFI Staff
Religious freedom is under assault in the United States, and even here in Indiana. Pastors are on the front lines of this effort, whether they know it or not. Without our leaders of faith leading the charge to protect our religious freedom, we run the risk of losing the precious gifts afforded to our citizens: the right to live and work according to our beliefs.   This upcoming Monday, IFI will be partnering with the Indiana Pastors’ Alliance to host a special Pastors’ Briefing on Religious Liberty. This briefing is free and...
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05
Jul
2017
July 5, 2017
IFI Staff
  Government shouldn’t get to decide if innocent people live or die. For the last several months, Charlie Gard has captured the hearts and prompted the prayers of millions as he fights a condition called mitochondrial depletion syndrome – an illness that doctors in the U.K. have diagnosed as terminal. Shortly after diagnosis, citing unavoidable death, the hospital made the decision – on behalf of Charlie’s parents and without their consent – to remove life support. Then, in a shocking concurrence, the United...
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28
Jun
2017
June 28, 2017
IFI Staff
The United States Supreme Court made big news this week – and much of it was favorable. First, in a 7-2 decision, the Court sided with religious institutions in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comey. The case, which was largely seen as another major test for the survival of religious freedom, centered on whether or not Trinity Lutheran Church could be denied federal dollars meant to improve safety at its school’s playground – simply because the playground was run by a religious...
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21
Jun
2017
June 21, 2017
IFI Staff
  We’re approaching another opportunity to defund Planned Parenthood in the U.S. Senate. In fact, a vote is likely within the next couple of weeks. Planned Parenthood – the nation’s leading provider of abortions – receives over half a billion dollars per year in taxpayer funding. Time and time again, the organization has proven that they only care about preserving their ability to profit off abortions and pay big salaries, and not in providing women’s healthcare, as they claim....
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