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Cake Shop owner jack Phillips

An Example of Why Religious Freedom Must Be Protected

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled in May 2014 that Jack Phillips and his staff at Masterpiece Cakeshop must create cakes for same-sex celebrations and comply with Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act. That ruling has gained national attention as the very kind of legal attack on freedom of conscience that many state religious freedom laws, such as Indiana’s, are designed to help prevent.

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Couple Freed from Homosexual, Eating Issues

Couple Freed from Homosexual, Eating Issues

John and Donna Lawlor struggled with issues of homosexuality in their marriage, but ultimately found healing, restoration and forgiveness. Now, they are working to help others overcome similar issues, including sharing their story with those who are hearing impaired.

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Robins AFB Reverses Anti-Christian Decision

Robins AFB Reverses Anti-Christian Decision

Recently, personnel at the gate of Robins Air Force Base in Georgia received a surprise when they were told they could no longer tell base visitors to “have a blessed day.” The directive came after an airman lodged a complaint after hearing this greeting at the gate.

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard

Gov. Daugaard Signs $4.3 Billion Dollar SD Budget

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed the General Appropriations Act, which sets the budget for Fiscal Year 2016. Including general, federal and other funds, the total budget for Fiscal Year 16 is set at $4.3 billion dollars.

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Gov. Daugaard Signs $90 Million Tax Increase

Gov. Daugaard Signs $90 Million Tax Increase

Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed Senate Bill 1, a comprehensive state and local road and bridge funding package, which will cost South Dakota taxpayers an estimated $40.5 million in gas taxes, $30 million in vehicle purchase exise taxes, and $18 million in additional license plate taxes.

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Flo Hubbs

The Restoration of a Former Lesbian

Flo Hubbs lived as a lesbian for 14 years, and ultimately found healing and restoration through the words of an evangelist as well as a group of women who were struggling with hurt and brokenness—just like she was.

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Safe Exit: A Way out of Homosexuality

Safe Exit: A Way out of Homosexuality

Chris Delaney turned to the gay lifestyle at the age of 16, after a childhood filled with bullying because of his feminine mannerisms. Delaney’s first relationship was with a minister and co-worker, who was eventually unfaithful, so Chris decided that a committed relationship was not for him. He instead entered the gay party scene, where he found acceptance and fulfillment for a time.

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SD Juvenile Justice System Reform Bill Signed into Law

SD Juvenile Justice System Reform Bill Signed into Law

Gov. Dennis Daugaard today signed into law legislation to reform South Dakota’s juvenile justice system. Under these reforms it is expected that 29 percent fewer juveniles will be on probation in the next 5 years and more than 50 percent fewer youth will placed in state-funded facilities by 2020.

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Update on South Dakota Driver’s License Requirements

Update on South Dakota Driver’s License Requirements

Now that nearly all licensed drivers in South Dakota hold federally compliant licenses, the Driver Licensing Program reminds them that when they renew, they need only the compliant card and two documents showing proof of address.

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Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)

The 75 Republicans Who Funded Amnesty

Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today condemned 75 House Republicans who voted to fund President Barack Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty for 4.5 million illegal immigrants with U.S.-born children: “The vote to fund President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty will have a profound negative impact on our nation for years to come. The 75 Republicans who lost courage have aided and abetted the shredding of the U.S. Constitution by giving Obama the funds to rewrite federal law.”

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