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State Supreme Court Unanimously Rules….

State Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Firefighters Must Participate in Sodomite Parade http://christiannews.net PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Supreme Court of Rhode Island has unanimously ruled that the religious rights of two firefighters were not violated when they were forced to participate in a “gay pride parade” a decade ago despite their objections. Theodore Fabrizio and Stephen Deninno were assigned by city officials to…

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66 – March – 07 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY

FREEDOM EXISTED IN NAME ONLY 1638 – Conditions in the Massachusetts Bay Colony had become intolerable for any who held views that tended toward liberty of conscience or baptism for believers only. Isaac Backus stated that the Massachusetts Court ruled that if any group wanted to meet and establish a church they had to first have the approval of the…

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189 – July, 08 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Baptists planted the seeds for the First Amendment The principles of “Religious Liberty” as embodied in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution began in the colony of Rhode Island. Roger Williams obtained the first charter in 1643 or 44’, and the first body of laws was drawn under it in 1647. Under this charter the following words were added:…

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76 – March 17 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

76 – March 17    Baptists and the Land of the Free What an important date March 17, 1644, is for American freedom.  It was on that date that Roger Williams obtained a free and absolute charter, entitled “The Incorporation of Providence Plantation, in the Narragansett Bay, in New-England.”  The influence of our godly Baptist forefathers created in Rhode Island the…

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190 – July – 08 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Baptists planted the seeds for the First Amendment The principles of “Religious Liberty” as embodied in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution began in the colony of Rhode Island. Roger Williams obtained the first charter in 1643 or 44’, and the first body of laws was drawn under it in 1647. Under this charter the following words were added:…

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009 – This Day In Baptist History Past

January 09, 1872 – The Roger Williams Monument was unveiled in the National Capitol. The dedicatory speech was delivered by Sen. Henry Bowen Anthony from Rhode Island. Sen. Bowen said, “Religious freedom, which now by general consent underlies the foundation principle of civilized government, was at that time looked upon as a wilder theory than any proposition, moral, political, or…

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This Day in Baptist History

THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST   November 03, 1635 – Roger Williams was sentenced and banished from the Colony of Massachusetts for the “crime” of “liberty of conscience” or “soul liberty.” Following are the incredible words of that sentence. “Whereas, Mr. Roger Williams, one of the elders of the church at Salem, both broached and divulged divers new and…

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