CBN: Huckabee 2012 GOP candidate?

by Ruth Moon

Attendees at the annual Values Voter Summit held last weekend in Washington, D.C. protested “unrestrained liberalism in Washington,” including issues like health care and religious displays.

Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee won the straw poll vote for the GOP 2012 presidential candidate at the Values Voters Summit over the weekend.

Two Florida teachers were found not guilty of a contempt of court charge for praying at a school event.

Anti-abortion defenders are still up in arms about President Barack Obama’s proposed health care bill.

Rifqa Bary, a convert to Christianity from Islam, will appear in court as part of ongoing proceedings today.

The Department of Justice wants a Boston judge to dismiss a lawsuit against the Defense of Marriage Act.

A 17-year-old from Great Britain was refused U.S. citizenship because she refused Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine. Her waiver request, which she filed for religious reasons, was denied this week.

Rev. Tullian Tchividjian, evangelist Billy Graham’s grandson, will keep his post as pastor at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (Fla.) after a recent vote.


Continuing Health-Care Debate coverage from Sojourners

by M. Pulliam

After Sojourners called to take action and let Bill O’Reilly know the truth about health-care, he is now in support of a public option?

Many articles of all shapes and sizes are stressing the importance of health-care reform and getting the facts straight. One calls to take action and let Glenn Beck know that is scare tactics are unappreciated.

Another shows that economic reform and health reform are tied together.

Sojourners Health-Care Truth-Telling Campaign targets advertisers. Take action.

Sojourners also reports on how bankruptcy and health-care are tied together.

Senator Max Baucus creates legislation to expand health-care without adding a dime to the deficit.

President Obama takes heat from the Conservative side of the immigration/health-care debate.

Heavy coverage of health care reform by Faith in Public Life

by M. Pulliam

President Obama is having a hard time following up on campaign promises to revamp Bush-era policies that blurred the lines between church and state.

Faith leaders gather to pray for the end of “hateful rhetoric that creates a toxic environment for immigrant families.”

The fate of the health care legislation and immigration have become politically linked as everyone tries to decipher the truth about how President Obama’s plans will affect Americans lives.

The Associated Baptist Press attempts to clear up misinformation on H.R. 3312, referred to as the Ryan-DeLauro Bill and also as the Preventing Unintended Pregnancies, Reducing the Need for Abortion, and Supporting Parents Act.

A call for action on banks, health care, and immigration by Sojourners

by M. Pulliam

Sojourners calls out Sean Hannity as a liar about health care and asks readers to take action.

Reform is requested so that the “heads I win, tails I’m bailed out” status quo in the banking system is brought to a hault.

Attention is called to the overlap between health care and immigration reform debates.