May 19, 2011

Phil Donahue, Jehovah’s Witnesses and U.S. law.


Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.


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September 29, 2014

Cortez Jehovah’s Witnesses remodel Kingdom Hall | JWnews

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September 29, 2014

Jehovah’s Witness’s Claims Highlight Employer Need to Manage Workplace Religion Issues | JWnews

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September 29, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses to host event Oct. 12 in Midwest City | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Midwest City and Moore area will attend a day of spiritual instruction on Oct. 12 at the Rose State Performing Arts Center in Midwest City. The program theme, based on the Bible at 1 Peter 3:11, will be “Seek Peace and Pursue It.”

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September 29, 2014

A New U.S. Human Rights Policy Towards Turkmenistan | JWnews

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Thanks to the valuable work of Forum 18 News Service, we know that the government has resumed its policy of jailing conscientious objectors to military service (currently six Jehovah’s Witnesses) and one Protestant and one Jehovah’s Witness reportedly are imprisoned for their faith.

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September 26, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ukraine are increasingly becoming the victims of hate crimes. | JWnews

(1) Vandalism
(2) Physical attacks

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September 26, 2014

FYI – Black market sale of Ebola survivors’ blood raises concerns | JWnews

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September 26, 2014

Subject index for the Awake and Watchtower | JWnews

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September 26, 2014

International Convention Coverage: Witnesses Hold Historic Conventions at MetLife Stadium | JWnews

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September 26, 2014

Our old “GILEAD” building in Lansing | JWnews

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September 25, 2014

73 Jehovah’s Witnesses are still in prison for their faith | JWnews

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September 23, 2014

Holocaust, Yad Vashem museum | JWnews

Another small minority that was oppressed because of their unique religious beliefs were the Jehovah’s Witnesses. They believed that in the eschaton non-members of the group would be judged, they opposed military service and took a clear stance opposing the regime.

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September 22, 2014

Spielberg Helps Expand Genocide (Holocaust) Study | JWnews

Director Steven Spielberg is helping the University of Southern California expand on their already existing Shoah Foundation with the creation of a “Genocide Study Center”.

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September 22, 2014

FYI – The Ancient Beit Guvrin-Maresha Caves in Israel | JWnews

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September 22, 2014

FYI – U.S. Marines chant: ‘There’s no God like Jehovah!’ (video) | JWnews

Little do they know.

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Lyrics here

September 22, 2014

Fewer transfusions mean fewer infections | JWnews

“It’s not a cost saving thing. It’s about safety.”

280 medical complications were avoided, 63 deaths were prevented and patient hospital stays were collectively reduced 10,512 days.

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September 22, 2014

Today’s weird statement | JWnews

We were also lucky enough to have some fervent Jehovah’s Witnesses in the van, so I was glad to be drugged ;)

September 22, 2014

Mother Released From Prison in Turkmenistan | JWnews

Bibi Rahmanova was unexpectedly freed from prison on September 2, 2014. Despite international outcry over the case, judges did not clear her of false charges.

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September 22, 2014

News – Warwick Update (video) | JWnews

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September 22, 2014

Nigeria, 40 Baptised at First Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses | JWnews

Not less than 40 delegates were baptized at the first regional convention held at the weekend in Daluwon, Ogun State, Nigeria.

Among the 40 are 19 males and 21 females, the youngest was ten years old.
Daluwon is one of the venues in Lagos and Ogun State. Other venues include Lekki, Badagry and Ota

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September 19, 2014

Buscad la justicia de Jehová “Asamblea de Circuito 2014

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September 19, 2014

Ashya King: Portsmouth City Council scrutiny chairman quits | JWnews

The chairman of a Portsmouth City Council committee has quit over how its role in the case of brain tumour patient Ashya King is reviewed.

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September 17, 2014

Prince Albert a new Kingdom Hall | JWnews

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September 17, 2014

Police release photos of man accused of setting fire to North St. Louis Kingdom Hall | JWnews

Video

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September 12, 2014

Sachsenhausen Memorial to Honor One of Jehovah’s Witnesses Executed by Nazis | JWnews

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September 12, 2014

FYI – Spinosaurus fossil: ‘Giant swimming dinosaur’ unearthed | JWnews

A giant fossil, unearthed in the Sahara desert, has given scientists an unprecedented look at the largest-known carnivorous dinosaur: Spinosaurus.

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September 12, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses Invite All to Attend “Keep Seeking First God’s Kingdom!” Convention | JWnews

Jehovah’s Witnesses will extend personal invitations to everyone in Lancashire, Merseyside, Cheshire, Isle of Man, and North Wales to attend the convention with them. Local congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses will be supporting the activity of distributing thousands of printed invitations to the convention.

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September 12, 2014

FYI – Japanese team first to use iPS cells in bid to restore human sight | JWnews

A Japanese research team on Friday transplanted a retina sheet made of induced pluripotent stem cells into a human body for the first time in the world, the team said.

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September 12, 2014

Visits over the last three days | JWnews

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September 12, 2014

3D stereogram | JWnews

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September 12, 2014

Uzbekistan does not agree with U.S. State Department report on freedom of religion | JWnews

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Committee for Religious Affairs under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan issued a message expressing disagreement with the assessment of the situation with religion in the country, given by the U.S. State Department in the report on religious freedom in the world for 2013.

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September 12, 2014

FYI – Ancient ‘Dragon’ Beast Flew Right Out of ‘Avatar’ | JWnews

The pterosaur, now called Ikrandraco avatar (“draco” means “dragon” in Latin), may have stored food in a throat pouch like a pelican does, the researchers said.

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September 12, 2014

The “continuous persecution” of Christians in Uzbekistan | JWnews

In mid-August, in the central region of Navoi, the police raided the house of a Baptist pastor. Earlier, the police had targeted a Protestant. In late July a raid against Jehovah’s Witnesses and a group of Baptists gathered for a summer camp.

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September 12, 2014

Jehovah’s Witness discovers huge secret drug crop while doorknocking in Melbourne | JWnews

The 77-year-old, did not wish to be identified, was surprised to find the door had been left wide open and the deadlock smashed in on the unassuming red brick house.

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September 12, 2014

MORE than 170 years ago, children knew Jehovah’s name | JWnews

The Kaurna people are a group of Indigenous Australians whose traditional lands include the area around the Adelaide Plains of South Australia.

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September 11, 2014

Ashya King: Southampton hospital staff ‘receive abuse’ | JWnews

“Our switchboard and patient support services were overwhelmed with calls from irate members of the public… and many other people working here were being questioned by patients or the public about this situation, sometimes in a very aggressive way.”

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September 11, 2014

FYI – N.J. School Board’s list of religious holidays for 2014-15 school year | JWnews

Under state law, any absence because of a religious holiday must be recorded in the school register as an excused absence. Students who miss a test or examination must be given the right to take an alternate test or examination. Districts, however, are free to set their own calendar of days off during the school year.

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September 11, 2014

Building of new Kingdom Hall | JWnews

SAN ANGELO, Texas – The congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ballinger has owned land along U.S. Highway 67 South on the edge of town for about a dozen years.

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September 11, 2014

New World Translation, A Bible That Is Made to Last | JWnews

For Jehovah’s Witnesses, no book is more important than the Bible. They study it regularly and use it to teach others about the good news of God’s Kingdom.

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September 10, 2014

Jehovah’s Witnesses Campaign to Advertise World’s Most Translated Website – JW.ORG | JWnews

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September 10, 2014

CRIMEA: The unbearable burden of re-registration? \ JWnews

All 1,546 religious communities in Crimea which had state registration with the Ukrainian authorities are being required to re-register under Russian law by 1 January 2015 if they wish to retain legal status.

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