Other State Conventions

Capitol Hill Baptist Church, D.C. settle religious liberty suit

WASHINGTON (BP) – The District of Columbia has agreed to pay $220,000 in legal fees in a settlement with Capitol Hill Baptist Church. The settlement comes nine months after a federal court ruled the government could not prohibit the Southern Baptist congregation from meeting outdoors with proper safety measures in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Haiti in upheaval: President Moïse assassinated at home

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A squad of gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in an overnight raid on their home Wednesday, inflicting more chaos on the Caribbean country that was already enduring gang violence, soaring inflation and protests of his increasingly authoritarian rule.

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Judge: Air Force mostly at fault in 2017 Texas church attack

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Air Force is mostly responsible for a former serviceman killing more than two dozen people at a Texas church in 2017 because it failed to submit his criminal history into a database, which should have prevented him from purchasing firearms.

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Promise Keepers simulcast

For the first time since 2019, a Promise Keepers Men’s Conference will convene in Arlington, Texas on July 16 and 17.  Lifeway Baptist Church in Little Rock will host a simulcast of the live conference.

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