Ramadan to Bring More Terrorist Attacks, Planned Parenthood Racks Up Medical Emergencies, Christian Australian Tennis Player Boycotts Pro-Homosexual Quantas

Monday, May 29th, in the year of our Lord 2017  

By Adam McManus

ISIS Declares More War on the ‘Infidels’  

ISIS is calling for an “all-out war” on the “infidels” in the West, as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan began last Friday evening, reports The Telegraph.

ISIS told supporters, “Muslim brothers in Europe who can’t reach the Islamic State lands, attack them in their homes, their markets, their roads and their forums.”

General Jack Keane appeared on the The Story on Fox News Channel last Friday and said, “We’re going to have a wave of attacks worldwide, unfortunately.  Attacks always go up during Ramadan.”

One such Muslim attack during Ramadan was the slaughter of 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday aboard a bus on their way to a prayer meeting, many of whom were children.  I’ll tell you the whole tragic story in my Special Report immediately following today’s newscast so that you may be inspired to pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ in that hostile region where Pharaoh once enslaved the Jews.

Ramadan, a 30-day period of fasting and reflection, began last Friday night and lasts through June 24.  

Sounds like they need to do more fasting and reflecting and less killing.

Secretary of State Declines Hosting Ramadan Event

No wonder Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, breaking with a bi-partisan tradition in place with few exceptions for nearly 20 years, reports Christian Today.

Since 1999, the top US diplomat has personally hosted a Ramadan event every year — often in the State Department’s grand Benjamin Franklin room, except for three years.

President Trump Suggests Major Changes at the White House

President Donald Trump is actively discussing major changes in the White House, including having lawyers vet his tweets and shaking up his top staff, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary, might be shown the door.  Astute observers noticed that Spicer, a devout Catholic, was denied an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican by Trump during the president’s recent visit.

President Trump Expands Mexico City Policy

President Donald Trump expanded the pro-life Mexico City Policy last week to include all foreign non-governmental organizations.

The Reagan-era rule that bans U.S. funding for groups that perform or promote abortion previously applied only to family planning groups such as International Planned Parenthood Federation.  

About $8.8 billion in U.S. funds will fall under the expanded rule, called “Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance.”

The new rule will cover health programs for HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and malaria treatment which had been sneaking abortions in as well.

C-Fam’s Lisa Correnti said the policy change was necessary to cut U.S. funding for all international abortion, since abortion giants like Planned Parenthood are no longer the only groups providing abortions around the world.

Woman Loses Consciousness After Abortion at Abortion Mill

For the second time this year, an ambulance was dispatched to the Stamford Health Center Planned Parenthood, an abortion mill located in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticut, reports LifeNews.

A 29-year old female, who was having her baby killed, had lost consciousness, but was breathing normally. It is assumed she was transported to a nearby hospital.

The previous medical emergency at that Planned Parenthood abortion mill took place on February 15, 2017, in which an ambulance was called because a patient suffered a seizure.

Operation Rescue has documented in a new video a total of 48 medical emergencies at Planned Parenthood abortion mills across America since January 2016 – twenty-one of which took place within the first five months of 2017.

YouTube Censors Video Exposing Planned Parenthood

In other pro-life news, YouTube removed the latest video exposing Planned Parenthood directors laughing about dismembering fully-formed babies hours after it was published, a move pro-life activists say is a cave to censorship pressure from the abortion industry, reports the Christian Post.

The most recent video footage, which showed The Center for Medical Progress President David Daleiden interviewing Planned Parenthood abortionists and portions of a panel discussion at a National Abortion Federation conference, was widely shared last Thursday. After sparking numerous horrified reactions across social media, YouTube took the video down around 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday night.

The footage shows abortionists explicitly referring to their work as “violence,” and “killing,” complaining about how hard it is to rip apart with forceps the “tough little object” known as the baby, and bemoaning that they do not have many forums where they can share their stories about “heads that get stuck that we can’t get out.”

Pro-life advocates believe YouTube’s censorship is a craven attempt to suppress the truth.

Culture of Life Africa founder Obianuju Eckeocha mused on Twitter in response to the censorship: “Have [you] ever wondered how the Nazis’ crimes committed against humanity weren’t stopped sooner? YouTube shows us exactly how that’s possible.”

Divine justice will one day prevail.  Revelation 21: 8 says, “But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.”

Former Governor Huckabee Talks About Obama Care

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee said he is in disbelief that former President Barack Obama is still congratulating himself on Obamacare.

Obama met in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last Thursday where he praised his signature legislation despite its worsening situation.

Listen to Huckabee’s response while talking with Bill Hemmer on “America’s Newsroom” on Fox News.

“Bill, one of the things he said was, ‘I’m so proud of the things we did with health care.’  Look, health care is falling apart because of Obamacare.  

“It’s almost like the captain of the Titanic who said, ‘We didn’t save the ship. It still went down, but, by golly, our orchestra played the best arrangement of ‘Nearer, My God, To Thee’ that has ever been played.’

“I mean I just can’t believe that the guy is still out there congratulating himself, and patting himself on the back to the point he nearly breaks his arm about what a great job he did.”

The House GOP plan to replace Obamacare was just scored by the CBO, which estimated that it will lower premiums, but lead to 23 million people losing their health insurance by 2026.

The bill is now in the hands of the Senate.

Christian School Bans Pregnant Student From Graduation (Clarifies Position)

The conservative Christian school — Heritage Academy in Maryland  –that banned a pregnant student from its graduation ceremony has clarified its position, saying it was her premarital sex that was immoral, reports Christian Today.

The school had refused to allow Maddi Runkles, 18, who was pregnant outside of marriage to walk in the graduation procession. 

David Hobbs, the school administrator, wrote, “Maddi is being disciplined, not because she’s pregnant, but because she was immoral.”

The private, non-denominational school’s code of conduct says that “no intimate sexual activity be engaged in outside of the marriage commitment between a man and a woman”.

Hobbs added that “discipline is not the absence of love, but the application of love. We love Maddi Runkles. The best way to love her right now is to hold her accountable for her immorality that began this situation.”

He added: “Heritage is also pleased that she has chosen to not abort her son. However, her immorality is the original choice she made that began this situation.”

Christian Tennis Champion Will Not Use Pro-Homosexual Airline

Margaret Court, the Christian Australian tennis champion, announced she will stop using the Australian airline Quantas after it has publicly promoted homosexual faux marriage.

In a letter published by the Australian Associated Press, Court wrote, “I believe in marriage as a union between a man and a woman as stated in the Bible. Your statement leaves me no option but to use other airlines where possible for my extensive travelling.”

The most decorated tennis player in history, Court is now 74, and ministers with the Pentecostal Victory Life Church in Perth.

By the way, Quantas’ chief executive Alan Joyce is himself an open homosexual.

1 Corinthians 16:13 says, “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.”

33 Percent of American Eighth Graders Believe Canada is a Dictatorship

According to the U.S. government’s National Center for Education Statistics, 33 percent of American eighth graders currently believe that Canada is a dictatorship. You heard that right. A dictatorship!

Alternately called The Nation’s Report Card, the publication presents the results of standardized tests given to more than 29,000 eighth-grade students across the U.S. last year.

The students who participated in the assessment were given multiple-choice and open-ended questions pertaining to the subjects of U.S. history, geography and civics.

Sample questions and information about how students performed on them can be viewed on an interactive version of the report at www.NationsReportCard.gov.

Just another reason to educate your children at home.  How far we’ve fallen as a country from the days of the New England Primer. And if that’s not in your home library, get a copy today in the link here.

Bulgarian Christians Want To Recover the Christian Identity

Christians in Sofia, Bulgaria, undertook an impressive project yesterday: a Bible-reading marathon lasting seven hours, at the heart of the capital.

Organizers of the Bible marathon said that Bulgarians “desperately need to recover our Christian identity”, according to Evangelical Focus.

Church of Scotland Allows for Unbiblical Homosexual Marriages

The Church of Scotland has taken steps to allow its ministers to perform homosexual weddings, after debating a report in its General Assembly, reports Christian.org.uk.

The report, put forward by the influential Theological Forum, acknowledged that while the Bible does indeed condemn homosexual acts, the forum sadly claimed that those Scriptures were framed by cultural context.

Marriage was redefined in Scotland in 2014, but individual churches are not required to participate in homosexual ceremonies.

President Trump’s Overseas Trip Declared a Success

Michael Goodwin of the New York Post thought that Trump’s first overseas trip was a resounding success.

“He was clear, concise and disciplined. Those were the key ingredients that created a striking success for President Trump in his first foreign trip.

“If he can bottle that recipe and start each day in the Oval Office with a big gulp of it, his presidency gets a renewed chance to live up to its promises.

“Trump’s clarity on the global stage was a reminder of why he was elected. Much as he did in the campaign on his best days, he cut through the BS to get to the heart of contentious issues and offer forceful solutions.

“Under enormous scrutiny, he acted in the best traditions of American leadership on two continents by helping create a Muslim NATO to combat radical Islamists and by pushing the original NATO to face terrorism and financial facts.

“Throughout the weeklong trip, which also included a substantive, friendly meeting with the pope and tense negotiations over trade and climate change, “Trump showed the message discipline too often missing in the White House. And he did it without sacrificing his core convictions or puckish personality.

“One priceless moment came as he stood in the $1.4 billion new NATO building in Brussels and referred to American taxpayers running out of patience with the alliance’s deadbeats. The incident no doubt cheered his supporters at home as much as it rankled the European elites, most of whom regard taxpayers as suitable only for fleecing, especially when they are American.”

34 Refugees Perish in Mediterranean Sea Crossing

Thirty-four refugees have drowned after their boat capsized 20 miles off the coast of Libya, Africa reports Christian Headlines. And most of the casualties were toddlers.

They were attempting to escape their war-torn country and reach Europe to start new lives

The nearly 200 refugees had been when their boat capsized, roughly the Libyan coast. The refugees were dumped into the Mediterranean Sea.

An estimated 250,000 refugees are expected to attempt the voyage this year.

Studies show that one out of every 39 refugees perish while making the voyage. Last year, more than 5,000 died, and this year, the number is already at 1,300.

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Special Report on Persecution of Coptic Christians

As promised, here’s my Special Report.

Last Friday, at least 28 people were killed in Egypt after unidentified Muslim gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in what officials are calling a terror attack, reports CNN.

Ten masked gunmen in fatigues opened fire from three four-wheel drive vehicles on a desolate stretch of desert road as the passengers traveled to a prayer gathering at St. Samuel the Confessor monastery near the city of Minya.

Claiming to be security officers, the gunmen ordered the passengers to get out. They separated the men from the women and children, and instructed them to surrender their mobile phones. They told the men to recite the shahada, the Islamic declaration of faith. When the men refused, the gunmen opened fire, killing several with a single shot to the head, according to the New York Times.

Twenty-five others were injured. Many children were among the victims.

Hours later, Egypt responded with airstrikes against Muslim terrorist camps in the Sinai Peninsula and on the border with Libya, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an on-camera statement, according to state-run Nile TV.

In a statement Friday, President Donald Trump said the “merciless slaughter of Christians in Egypt tears at our hearts and grieves our souls.

“Wherever innocent blood is spilled, a wound is inflicted upon humanity. But this attack also steels our resolve to bring nations together for the righteous purpose of crushing the evil organizations of terror, and exposing their depraved, twisted, and thuggish ideology.”

Well said, President Trump!

One Open Doors worker in Egypt said, “[Ramadan] is a very long 30 days during which Christians in schools, work or public spaces will receive harsh looks and verbal harassments from devout Muslims because of their faith. They are ridiculed for not fasting like Muslims.” And as this latest Muslim attack affirms, Christians also face life-threatening physical violence.

According to Open Doors, Egypt ranked #21 on the 2017 World Watch List, with the persecution level rated “Very High”. About 90% of the country’s population of 95 million identify as Muslim. Islamic extremism, especially by the group known as ISIS, has led to an increase in terrorist activities in recent months.

The question from King David is disturbingly applicable. “How long, O LORD, will wicked people triumph? How long?” (Psalm 94:3)

This has been another Special Report.

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