Augusta Action Alerts!

April 22, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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The Christian Civic League needs your help! Three important bills will receive public hearings very soon. Please consider offering testimony on these bills and/or contacting the appropriate committee. • The first bill is LD 1283: An Act to Stimulate Economic Development and Create Jobs by Amending the Laws Governing Gaming. This bill would expand gambling […]

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The kids are not alright: A lesbian’s daughter speaks out

April 22, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Some children of gay parents, just like some gay people, do not support gay parenting or gay marriage. Male and female biology each provide something every child needs—together. By Brandi Walton, The Federalist, Apr. 21, 2015 Dear LGBT Community, I am not your daughter. I never carried a flag in one of your gay pride […]

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Can the US have both religious freedom and gay marriage? Louisiana bill shows way forward

April 22, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Napp Nazworth , CP Political Analyst, Apr. 14, 2015 A Louisiana bill seeks to balance gay marriage with the religious freedom of those who oppose it. The “Marriage and Conscience Act,” sponsored by Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Bossier City, would prevent the state from punishing people for actions they take regarding marriage due to their […]

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Supreme Court: Obama Admin can’t make religious groups obey pro-abortion HHS Mandate

April 22, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Steve Ertelt, LifeNews.com, Apr. 16, 2015 The Supreme Court issued an order today preventing the Obama administration from forcing religious groups in Pennsylvania to obey the HHS mandate that requires them to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees. This is the fifth time the Supreme Court has rebuked the Obama administration and prevented […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – April 19, 2015

April 19, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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        For months now I’ve been saying that in order for our legislative agenda of defending life, liberty, and Biblical values to advance, we must execute an unprecedented grassroots effort. Of course, the League will continue direct lobbying with our legislators, but unless state representatives and senators hear from their constituents – […]

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There’s only 1 Easter miracle. It’s not family planning group’s fundraising success

April 15, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
Executive Director of the Christian Civic League of Maine, Carroll Conley, talks about a law that does not exempt notary publics from marrying gay couples, unlike clergy.

By Carroll Conley, Special to the Bangor Daily News, April 15, 2015 I was recently deadlocked in morning traffic on my way to Orlando International Airport trying to get back to Bangor. I thought I had plenty of time, but it was going to be tight. And to make matters worse, I pulled into the […]

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Maine State Senator to withdraw Religious Liberty Bill

April 15, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Says Legislation Cannot Get Fair Hearing at Present Time AUGUSTA, April 15, 2015 – State Senator David Burns (R-Washington) today announced he has decided to withdraw the religious liberty bill that he was sponsoring in the 127th Legislature. The bill, “An Act to Enact the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act,” was modeled after bipartisan legislation […]

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Stand with Brigid and Katie

April 15, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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April 9, 2015 Dear Pro-Life Friend, I’m Kristan Hawkins, the president of Students for Life of America, the nation’s largest pro-life youth organization, and I have to ask for your help today. Since last year, our full-time team has been working with brave high school pro-life students, Brigid and Katie in Fargo, North Dakota. These […]

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Baronelle receives over $150k in donations, stands firm in faith

April 15, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Sami K. Martin, Christian Post, Apr. 6, 2015 [Updated and contributions are still being accepted. Editor] A Washington florist who refused to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding and was subsequently fined by a state court after she cited her Christian belief in traditional marriage as her reason for not participating in a gay […]

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Gov. Hutchinson stands firm

April 15, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By CitizenLink Team, April 14, 2015 A group of influential leaders sent a letter to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson thanking him for standing up for religious freedom. After weeks of misleading news stories about Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA) in Indiana and Arkansas, 37 national leaders, ministries and local pastors expressed their gratitude to the […]

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Patricia Jannuzzi reinstated

April 15, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Dustin Siggins, LifeSiteNews.com, April 10, 2015 A teacher suspended from a Catholic school for using Facebook to defend traditional marriage has been reinstated. Almost one month ago, Patricia Jannuzzi was suspended from Immaculata High School in Somerville, New Jersey, after she made what became controversial comments about same-sex relationships. Over the next several weeks, […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – April 13, 2015

April 14, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – April 12, 2015

April 12, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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          Mike Tipping, a blogger for the Bangor Daily News, recently ridiculed the League for forwarding an article thanking God for answered prayer during the 40 Days for Life campaign in which hundreds of women chose not to have an abortion. The article also equated pro life prayer with Maine Family […]

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M.D. Harmon: Liberals defend religious liberty for everyone but Christians

April 8, 2015 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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The left promotes the power of government to punish believers after Indiana passes its version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. By M.D. Harmon, Portland Press Herald, April 3, 2015 The powerful “Liberals Against Religious Freedom” lobby is once again promoting the power of government to punish believers after Indiana became the 20th state […]

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