News Of The Day – July 8th

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Protecting Doctors Who Care On Morel Grounds

Ohio healthcare providers can now refuse to treat or pay for a medical service if it violates their moral beliefs. Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 110 that says doctors, health care workers, hospitals, and insurers can “decline to perform, participate in, or pay for any health care service” which violates their consciences. It also gives healthcare providers civil, criminal and administrative immunity for refusing care. DeWine said in the budget unveiling press conference he does not foresee an issue with the clause. Read more about the bill here.

 

Pastor David Jeremiah Encourages Parishioners To Take Kids Out Of Public School

Author and Pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in El Cajon, Calif., David Jeremiah, had an ear opening message for his congregation. He urged parents of school age children to consider pulling their kids out of public schools in order to save them from a progressive and atheistic ideology that will “steal” their faith. “It’s time to rethink Christian education,” Jeremiah said Sunday. “… I’m now at the conclusion that the schools that are taking the state’s programs are no longer a fitting place for Christian young people to be because they will be so brainwashed by this.” Read more of Dr. Jeremiah’s message here.

 

Hobby Lobby Under Fire For Fourth Of July Ad 

Arts and crafts giant, Hobby Lobby, faced backlash after it ran a full-page advertisement on July 4th in several newspapers across the U.S. that critics declared a call for a Christian-run government. The ad was titled “One Nation Under God,” and included Psalm 33:12, “Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people He chose for His inheritance.” The company has been placing similar advertisements on U.S. holidays since Hobby Lobby founder David Greene felt “commissioned” by God to make them in 1995. Read more about the backlash here.

 

Jimmy And Rosalynn Carter Celebrate 75 Years Of Marriage

Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter marked 75 years of marriage on Wednesday, a union that spans decades of public service from rural Georgia to the White House and beyond. “We’ve survived this long together because first of all, we give each other plenty of space to do our own thing,” said President Carter. Another part of the couple’s connection is reading the Bible together every night for the last 60 years, even when they’re apart from one another And trying not to go to bed feeling angry at each other. Read more about this milestone anniversary here.

 

 

 

 

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