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Wait for answers threatens fragile calm in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | The conflict in Ferguson, Mo., might have simmered for a time, but the heat is rising again as residents lose patience with the government’s response to the…

California colleges remove Christian ministry from 19 campuses

By Leigh Jones
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Higher Education | Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a California university could force Christian groups to accept non-Christian leaders, all of the state’s…

A federal judge who talks sense about marriage

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Last week, a federal judge in Louisiana went against the judicial grain by ruling in favor of a state’s right to limit marriage to heterosexual couples.

Little Sisters rejects government ‘accommodation’

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | Catholic group becomes the first major litigant to fight the latest nonprofit regulation

How long is too long to detain immigrants?

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | The government is indefinitely holding non-citizens on what critics say is suspect legal reasoning

Former Virginia governor and wife guilty of corruption

By Andrew Branch
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Courts | Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family sobbed today as a federal jury in Richmond convicted him and his wife, Maureen, of systematic corruption and…

Traditional marriage laws fall in two more states

By The Editors
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Marriage | A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously struck down traditional marriage provisions in Wisconsin and Indiana today. A…

Dinesh D’Souza pleads for mercy, voices regret

By Emily Belz
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Courts | Conservative commentator asks judge not to send him to jail after pleading guilty to orchestrating illegal campaign contributions

Federal judge: Louisiana has a right to ban gay marriage

By The Editors
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Marriage | A federal judge in New Orleans became the first in the nation to uphold traditional marriage laws today, ruling Louisiana has a right to regulate marriage as…

Louisiana abortionists can practice without hospital support, for now

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

Appeals court judges take sides in marriage cases

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Last week, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago heard arguments on marriage cases from Indiana and Wisconsin. Indiana state law upholds marriage…

Soldier convicted in 2003 attack appeals death sentence

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The highest military appeals court in the United States will hear an appeal later this year in the case of a soldier sentenced to death for killing two fellow…

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