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Survey: Libertarian numbers are small but their social, political clout is growing

WASHINGTON — A new statistical portrait of libertarians examines their political and cultural views just as a Libertarian Party candidate … Continued

Report: Church giving reaches Depression-era record lows

WASHINGTON — Collection plates are growing even lighter as Protestant church member giving reached new lows in 2011, and tithing … Continued

Victim of NJ yeshiva teacher’s sex abuse speaks at sentencing, urges others to come forward

TOMS RIVER, N.J. — A New Jersey boy whose family was shunned by their Orthodox Jewish community after he went … Continued

Beyond ‘Kony 2012’: Jason Russell’s attempt at a comeback

ATLANTA — A campaign to arrest an African warlord generated awareness in more ways than the effort’s co-founder Jason Russell … Continued

Religion news in brief

Evangelist Billy Graham turns 95 next month NEW YORK — A major celebration is planned next month for the 95th … Continued

‘12 Years a Slave’ prompts calls for racial reconciliation

WASHINGTON — The new movie “12 Years a Slave” may depict a bygone era in American history, but religious leaders … Continued

Muslims say they deserve school time off for holidays, too

RNS () — Hannah Shraim, a 14-year old sophomore at Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., will miss school on … Continued

Looking to get married? Try a Christian college

RNS () — When Dordt College graduates Jordan Harmelink and Rachel Tennant said “I do” at their July wedding, they … Continued

Faithful Filibuster: Christian leaders read Scripture, exhort Congress to care

RNS () — Under a cloudy and drizzly sky, across the street from the U.S. Capitol, David Beckmann read passages … Continued

Conservatives say censorship has increased on Facebook, iTunes

RNS () — Todd Starnes did not think he had violated Facebook’s community standards when he posted about “wearing an … Continued