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Republican presidential contenders woo evangelical voters

By Luciana Lopez DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty. Citing high-profile dust-ups over religious freedom bills in Indiana and Arkansas, the contenders are painting a vivid picture…

Voters in Kazakhstan’s early presidential election had only limited choice due to a lack of a genuine opposition and restrictions on freedom of expression, Europe’s main security body, the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe, said on Monday. President Nursultan Nazarbayev, in power since 1989, won 97.7 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election,…

“Many U.S. Jewish leaders are unnerved both by the new Iran nuclear agreement and the public falling out between President Barack Obama and his Israeli counterpart, developments that are creating a rift in the durable alliance between Jews and the Democratic Party in the run-up to the 2016 elections,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “Worried…

WASHINGTON — With the Supreme Court set to rule in the coming months on marriage equality, the gay rights community already is gearing up for its next big fight: the push for a comprehensive federal nondiscrimination bill. The Human Rights Campaign is out with a new poll Tuesday that shows 74 percent of lesbian, gay,…

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