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Barnabas Aid director resigns after sexual assault conviction

By Jamie Dean
Posted

Courts | A British jury found Patrick Sookhdeo guilty of groping a female staffer and intimidating two witnesses

Illinois governor sues to protect state workers from ‘fair share’ union dues

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Government | February weather across the Midwest may be frigid, but the current stand-off between Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s public sector unions has…

Lawyer: Atlanta chief’s firing recalls the Red Scare

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Religious Liberty | The standoff between the City of Atlanta and its former fire chief highlights much more than an employer-employee disagreement. At stake is freedom of…

Petition recount underway in Houston anti-bias policy fight

By Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Courts | HOUSTON—The attorney for a coalition of pastors fighting an anti-bias ordinance is cautiously optimistic a judge’s ruling on Friday will validate enough…

Former Atlanta fire chief sues city for religious discrimination

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Religious Liberty | Ousted Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran filed suit against the city and Mayor Kasim Reed today, alleging he was fired for his Christian beliefs about…

Judge halts Obama’s immigration action

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Immigration | Federal judge in Texas issues temporary injunction to allow states’ lawsuit to proceed

Texas lawmaker wants to give unborn babies a legal voice

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Life | Even unborn babies deserve a voice when legal battles involve questions about their best interests, according to Texas state Rep. Matt Krause. The legislator…

Jury finds no fraud in Houston petition drive

By Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Courts | Although both sides declared victory in the fight over an anti-bias ordinance, the full effect of the verdict won’t be known until the judge tallies up all…

Midday Roundup: Federal judge fires back in Alabama marriage dispute

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Dueling rulings. More Alabama probate judges are issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples today after a federal judge again weighed in on the issue.

Alabama judges refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses

By The Editors
Posted

Marriage | UPDATE: A majority of Alabama probate judges have refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, instead following the orders of the state’s top…

Campus ministry wins job discrimination case

Campus ministry wins job discrimination case

By Emily Belz
Posted

Religious Liberty | The 6th Circuit rules InterVarsity has broad protections for religious hiring, firing

Michigan will recognize 300 gay marriages from 2014

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Marriage | Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced today the state will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages conducted last year before a judge ordered clerks to stop…

 
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