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City of Austin must pay for pregnancy resource centers’ legal defense

City of Austin must pay for pregnancy resource centers’ legal defense

By Courtney Crandell
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Courts | The city of Austin, Texas, will pay $480,000 in court and attorney’s fees to five pregnancy resource centers in a settlement following a June 2014 district…

Clerk summoned to court in Kentucky marriage license dispute

By Lynde Langdon
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Supreme Court | UPDATE: The federal judge who first ordered a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has summoned the clerk and her staff…

March for Life wins groundbreaking case against Obamacare

By Bob Brown
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Healthcare Mandate | A federal court ruled yesterday the organization that runs the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., does not have to provide health insurance plans that…

Midday Roundup: Ligonier suspends R.C. Sproul Jr.

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Earthly consequences. Ligonier Ministries and R.C. Sproul Jr. have parted ways temporarily after Sproul admitted he was connected to the Ashley Madison…

Chicago sheriff wins first round in legal fight over Backpage sex ads

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | A Chicago judge last week sided with Sheriff Tom Dart in his fight with the classified website Backpage.com, ruling the outspoken lawman didn’t have to…

Kentucky clerk appeals marriage license case to high court

By Mickey McLean & Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | UPDATE: Rowan County clerk Kim Davis has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide to…

Four important religious liberty cases on trial

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | Several religious liberty cases are making their way through the legal system, many arising from decisions the U.S. Supreme Court has made. While some, like…

Judge lifts restraining order against CMP

By Leigh Jones
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Abortion | Pro-life group free to release video featuring StemExpress executive talking about buying fully intact aborted babies

Kentucky clerk gets temporary reprieve from marriage license order

By Leigh Jones
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Religious Liberty | A Kentucky county clerk will not have to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples while she appeals her case to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Last…

A legal history of exposés: From sausage-making to abortion

By Mary Reichard
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Abortion | Later this week, a judge will hear arguments in a case against pro-life journalists brought by StemExpress, the company that until Friday contracted with…

Judge: Company that wants to stop pro-life video release probably won’t win

By Leigh Jones
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Abortion | Tissue collection company StemExpress is not likely to prevail in its lawsuit against the pro-life group Center for Medical Progress (CMP), a California judge…

Colorado appeals court upholds ruling against Christian baker

By Lynde Langdon
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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…

 
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