Guilty as (sur)charged…

September 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Tony Perkins’ Washington Update, Sept. 16, 2014 Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a nonpartisan government agency, released a report confirming what FRC’s said repeatedly about ObamaCare: It subsidizes abortion. The exchange plans lack transparency, do not comply with the law on the abortion surcharge, and fund elective abortion with taxpayer funds. The report outlines […]

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Does your pastor know about the League’s voter’s guide?

September 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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We are thankful the Lord has raised the Christian Civic League as a trusted source of information for pastors and churches here in Maine. As our elections approach, we often hear this question, “Will there be voter guides to let us know where the candidates stand on the issues?” We are pleased to announce that […]

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Doctor’s note required to use chapstick in school, yet abortions available to minors

September 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Stacie Kuhns,  LifeNews.com, Sept. 15, 2014 A news story has been making the rounds about a ridiculous elementary school regulation against students’ use of lip balm. A fifth-grader named Grace Karaffa requested some Chapstick while on the playground and was denied. Eleven year-old Grace started a petition to allow Stuarts Draft Elementary School students to use the product and gained […]

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Be a link in Maine’s Life Chain

September 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Join fellow pro life Mainers as we gather on Sunday, Oct. 5 across the state in public prayer and witness for the annual LIFE CHAIN event.   In 2013, 1550 cities and towns across the USA and Canada held Life Chains (in 1890 locations). Like other LIFE CHAIN cities, towns, and villages across America, Mainers will […]

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New dates for the League’s Fall Banquets

September 17, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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The annual fall Christian Civic League regional banquets have been moved to the week of Nov. 16.  Please join us for one of the following banquets: Monday, November 17 breakfast meeting at Presque Isle Wesleyan Church (8 am; doors open at 7:30 am) Monday, November 17 dinner meeting at Bangor Baptist Church (7 pm; doors open at […]

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Atheist meets angel this weekend in Portland

September 15, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Have you ever wondered what might happen if an atheist came face-to-face with an angel at a bus stop?  If so, go to the Merrill Auditorium in Portland this weekend to see “The Bus Stop Atheist”– a musical theater production that tells the story of one man’s journey to faith in Christ. Invite your “un-churched” […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – September 14, 2014

September 15, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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      You’ve heard me say that evangelicals don’t show up to the polls as they ought– well, here’s a concept that makes voting easy and at the same time avoids hindrances  to voting such as illness, bad weather, or maybe even an extended hunting trip – absentee ballots. Citizens can obtain request forms […]

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Maine gov orders state to back mom in legal battle over baby’s DNR order

September 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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[At the end of Aug., the Maine Supreme Court asked for an Amicus Brief on behalf of a case that involved a Do Not Resuscitate order for a brain damaged baby by Maine’s Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  Carroll immediately contacted our partners, Alliance Defending Freedom, who quickly filed a friend-of-the-court brief  supporting […]

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Conley to appear at Colby College

September 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Is our Biblical worldview accepted as civil discourse? Conservative Christians and evangelicals are often hesitant to engage in a “bi-partisan” panel because our Biblical beliefs in the sanctity of life and marriage between a man and woman are often ridiculed.  Can others accept these faith-based beliefs as worthy of civil discourse in public debates or […]

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Conley refutes gambling as “hope” for Maine’s tribes

September 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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A Sept. 10 Associated Press report includes this comment from Carroll Conley. ……Gambling opponents say that it’s troubling that the Legislature is letting out-of-state entities decide what’s best for Maine. Furthermore, WhiteSand, which consults for gambling corporations and manages casinos, has an interest in expanding gambling, said Carroll Conley, executive director of the Christian Civic […]

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Massachusetts: ‘Lynn-Tolerance’ against Christians

September 10, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Andrew Beckwith, president, Massachusetts Family Institute   As Gordon College students headed back to class last week, they were faced with news of yet another ideological assault on their school. The Lynn Public School Committee, by a vote of 4 to 3, decided to sever its decade old relationship with Gordon. In particular, it […]

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Faith Matters in Maine – September 8, 2014

September 8, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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Faith Matters in Maine Update – September 7, 2014

September 8, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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          Thank you to the hundreds of Mainers who signed the petition in support of Dr. Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College. Here’s an update regarding Dr. Lindsey’s very reasonable request of  President Obama to include an exception clause for religious institutions pertaining to the Employment Non-discrimination Act (ENDA). In a […]

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Live Free and Learn: New Hampshire Supreme Court upholds school choice

September 3, 2014 by Deb Wagner No Comments
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By Jason Bedrick, M.P.P., Friedman Foundation for Education Choice, Aug. 28, 2014 Low- and middle-income children in New Hampshire will now be able to use tax-credit scholarships at any school they choose, whether secular or religious.   This morning, the New Hampshire Supreme Court followed the precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court in unanimously ruling […]

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