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Judge gives Alabama abortionists a free pass on safety regulations

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | A federal judge struck down Alabama’s admitting privileges law on Monday, arguing the regulation placed an unconstitutional restriction on a woman’s right…

Legal ripple effects in the same-sex marriage debate

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Voices of dissent are harder to find in the growing stack of state-by-state court rulings redefining marriage. Last year, in the very sloppy United States v.

Court declares Ground Zero cross an important historic symbol

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. (Psalm 14:1) The…

Appeals court saves last Mississippi abortion center from closure

By Lynde Langdon
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Abortion | A federal appeals court panel ruled today that a Mississippi law that would close the state’s only abortion facility is unconstitutional. The three-judge…

North Carolina AG: Resistance to gay marriage is futile

By The Editors
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Marriage | North Carolina’s attorney general announced yesterday he would not continue defending his state’s traditional marriage laws after a federal appeals court…

4th Circuit: Virginia gay marriage ban an ‘impermissible infringement’

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | A federal court in Virginia struck down that state’s traditional marriage law this morning, striding lock-step with other courts who have ruled same-sex…

Obamacare in peril: ‘The president needs the courts to save him’

By Mary Reichard
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Healthcare | Same day, same issue, two different decisions. Last week, federal appellate judges were at odds over what the law behind Obamacare says and what it means. At…

University fires scientist after dinosaur discovery offers young earth evidence

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | A scientist is suing California State University, Northridge (CSUN) for firing him after he publicized a discovery that suggests dinosaurs roamed America…

LA confidential

By Dave Swavely
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Religion | Court ruling could open the confessional booth

Another ruling undercuts traditional marriage in Colorado

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | A federal judge in Denver struck down Colorado’s traditional marriage law on Wednesday, following a precedent set by a state judge earlier this…

ACLU: No need to protect baby girls from abortion

ACLU: No need to protect baby girls from abortion

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit on July 14 seeking an injunction against an Arizona law that prohibits sex and race-selective…

Federal appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies

By Andrew Branch
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Healthcare | UPDATE (2 p.m. EDT): The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Internal Revenue Service correctly interpreted the will of Congress in doling out…

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