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Texas Supreme Court sides with Houston pastors in ordinance fight

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Religious Liberty | The Texas Supreme Court today ordered the City of Houston to either repeal a controversial non-discrimination policy or put it to a citywide vote this…

Federal court flatlines North Dakota’s fetal heartbeat bill

Federal court flatlines North Dakota’s fetal heartbeat bill

By Abby Reese
Posted

Abortion | Pro-life lawmakers in North Dakota lost a two-year battle on Wednesday when a federal appeals court overturned a law that would have effectively banned…

Michael Brown on outlasting the gay revolution

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The head of the FIRE School of Ministry explains how to stand up for a biblical view of sexuality

Happy birthday, culture war!

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Media | The 90th anniversary of the Scopes “Monkey Trial”

Insurer: No denial of coverage to churches

Insurer: No denial of coverage to churches

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Marriage | Southern Mutual says churches that fear suits over refusing to host a same-sex wedding can get coverage under a special policy rider

Jury finds James Holmes guilty in Colorado theater shooting

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Crime | A jury found James Holmes guilty Thursday in the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., in which twelve people died and 70 others were injured. The…

Christian nonprofits lose appeals court challenge to contraceptive mandate

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled against several Christian nonprofits who sought to prove the government’s accommodation under the…

Colorado high court strikes down school choice program

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Scholarship students in a large, suburban Colorado school district are in limbo after the state’s Supreme Court ruled their program unconstitutional. 

Couples sue Christian clerk who won’t issue marriage licenses

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | Four Kentucky couples—two heterosexual and two homosexual—have sued a county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to them. “My conscience will…

License plate legal battle a mixed win for pro-life groups

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Courts | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court’s ruling that prevented pro-life license plate sales in North Carolina because the state didn’t…

Oklahoma high court: Ten Commandments shall not remain

By Bob Brown
Posted

Courts | The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late yesterday the Ten Commandments monument standing on the north side of the state Capitol grounds must come down. The…

Judge blocks Kansas dismemberment abortion ban

By Bob Brown
Posted

Abortion | A Kansas District Court judge granted a temporary injunction this morning blocking the Kansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. Kansas…

 
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