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Called to report

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Child Sexual Abuse | After a criminal trial of child sex abuse, questions linger over how much pastors knew

Midday Roundup: Appeals court deflects another atheist attack

Midday Roundup: Appeals court deflects another atheist attack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Atheists overruled. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the words “In God We Trust” can remain on U.S. currency. The decision was the fifth time a…

Legal Docket: Copyright case threatens Hollywood profits

By Mary Reichard
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Courts | Hollywood took it on the chin in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week that decided a battle over the 1980 film Raging Bull . The Oscar-winning movie told the…

Pennsylvania’s new ‘heroes’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Marriage | Things are moving at warp speed now. Hard to believe it was only last July that the registrar of wills in Montgomery County, Pa., D. Bruce Hanes, announced…

D’Souza pleads guilty to making straw donations

By Emily Belz
Posted

Courts | The illegal campaign contributions could land him in jail for up to 16 months

Breaking down the government’s role in marriage

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Last week, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments for and against the ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia, which a federal judge found…

Free speech rules in Maryland pro-life center case

Free speech rules in Maryland pro-life center case

By Sarah Padbury
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Abortion | A Maryland case set an important precedent earlier this month for at least five lawsuits against pregnancy resources centers around the country. The 4th U.S.

Judge says D’Souza wasn’t prosecuted for his politics

By Emily Belz
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Courts | NEW YORK—A federal judge said conservative author and commentator Dinesh D’Souza had no evidence he was selectively prosecuted because of his politics,

Europeans win the right to internet amnesia

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | Should people be allowed to control what information about them appears in Google or Yahoo search results? The highest court in Europe decided Tuesday they…

Pro-life priests take Obamacare fight to court

By J.C. Derrick
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Healthcare Mandate | Nonprofit group Priests for Life says contraceptive mandate places substantial burden on its beliefs

Christian law school sues for Canadian legal societies’ recognition

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | The largest Christian university in Canada on Tuesday announced it will pursue legal action to secure two provincial recognitions for its future law school…

Defense: Politics prompted D’Souza prosecution

By Emily Belz
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Courts | If the judge refuses Dinesh D’Souza’s selective prosecution motion for dismissal, his May trial will be messy and personal

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