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Colorado appeals court upholds ruling against Christian baker

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Religious Liberty | The Colorado Court of Appeals upheld a ruling today that a Christian baker must make wedding cakes for same-sex couples or pay fines. In December 2013, a…

Kentucky clerk to appeal judge’s order to issue same-sex marriage licenses

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Marriage | A county clerk in Kentucky defied a federal judge’s order to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples this morning, turning away two men who…

Catholic school settles with band director fired over gay marriage

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Religious Liberty | A Catholic college preparatory school in Macon, Ga., has settled out of court with a music teacher who said he was fired for marrying his homosexual…

Thinking through the James Holmes verdict biblically

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Death Penalty | Was the jury’s decision concerning the Colorado movie theater massacre a just one?

Judge’s impartiality questioned in abortion video case

Judge’s impartiality questioned in abortion video case

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Courts | A judge’s decision in a case about investigative videos by the pro-life Center for Medical Progress (CMP) has raised questions of ethics because of his…

Midday Roundup: One man injured after gunfire erupts in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Disturbing the peace. A gun battle between police and a young man marred an otherwise peaceful weekend of protests marking the one-year anniversary of the…

No death penalty for Colorado theater shooter

By Mickey McLean
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Courts | A jury in Centennial, Colo., said Friday it would not sentence James Holmes to death for his murderous rampage at a packed Aurora, Colo., movie theater three…

Nonprofits hold out for help from on high

By Emily Belz
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | Nonprofits objecting to the contraceptive and abortifacient mandate hope the nation’s highest court will overturn a string of circuit court losses

Midday Roundup: Baltimore seeks federal help to halt homicide spree

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Homicide help. Baltimore has called in the federal cavalry to help deal with a surge in homicides that local police have been unable to either quell or…

Houston pastors sue mayor over civil rights violations

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Religious Liberty | HOUSTON—A group of pastors filed a civil rights lawsuit on Monday against Houston Mayor Annise Parker, accusing her of voter suppression and intimidation.

Judge bans release of undercover videos from abortion association

By Leigh Jones
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Abortion | The National Abortion Federation (NAP) on Friday won a court injunction to bar the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) from releasing any undercover video…

Trial of Russian Taliban could shed light on law of war

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | A terrorism case being tried in federal court could set a precedent regarding whether certain terrorism suspects are lawful military combatants under the…

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