Religion Unplugged

🇩🇪 At least six dead, plus unborn baby and gunman, in Jehovah’s Witnesses shooting in Germany 🔌

Shooter identified as a former member with ‘ill-feelings.’

By Bobby Ross Jr. | Religion Unplugged

Good morning, Weekend Plug-in readers!

Among the stories we’re following this week: A South Carolina church held a prayer vigil after two members of its community were abducted and killed by a Mexican drug cartel, as WPDE-TV’s Jenna Herazo reports.

Here in my home state of Oklahoma, voters trounced — somewhat surprisingly — a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana. Given the millions of dollars spent by the pro-marijuana side, a faith coalition leader who fought the initiative calls the outcome a “David beats Goliath” victory. I report that story here at

Each Friday morning, Plug-in rounds up the best reads and top headlines in the world of faith.

We start this edition with tragic news out of Germany.

Read the full column.

This column appears in the online magazine Religion Unplugged.

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