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New HHS contraceptive rules for nonprofits fail court test

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | A federal judge in Florida ruled the Obama administration’s latest exemption policy for nonprofit organizations that object to the contraceptive mandate…

Will Puerto Rico take marriage to the Supreme Court?

By Mary Reichard
Posted

Marriage | A federal judge in Puerto Rico last week affirmed an existing marriage law after dozens of others have gone the opposite way in the past year. Puerto Rico is…

The IRS gets off easy in conservative targeting scandal

By Mary Reichard
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IRS Scandal | Reining in government agency overreach concerns everyone, and the recent dismissal of taxpayers’ lawsuits against the IRS disappointed many people. One of…

Oklahoma judge lets RU-486 regulations stand

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | An Oklahoma district court judge has allowed the state’s law regulating the use of a common abortifacient to take effect Nov. 1, although he temporarily…

Judge dismisses IRS targeting cases

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | Employees who improperly scrutinized conservative groups won’t be punished

Federal judge upholds marriage law in Puerto Rico

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Marriage | A federal judge ruled in favor of Puerto Rico’s law defining marriage as between a man and a woman this week in an opinion that affirmed both…

Marriage laws overturned in Wyoming, Arizona

By The Editors
Posted

Marriage | UPDATE (5:30 p.m. EDT): Wyoming must comply with a ruling by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that allows the issuance of marriage licenses to…

Lifetime achievements

By Emily Belz
Posted

Campaign 2014 | The underestimated executive power: judicial appointments

Kentucky commission orders Christian printer to make pro-gay T-shirts

Kentucky commission orders Christian printer to make pro-gay T-shirts

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | The head of a Kentucky human rights commission ruled last week that a Christian printer’s refusal to print gay pride T-shirts “constitutes unlawful…

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

Web Reads: What happens when pigs really do fly?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Inappropriate pets. Writer Patricia Marx kept seeing pets in restaurants and other inappropriate places. A little research led her to the concept of emotional…

Black pro-lifers fight NAACP’s free speech attack

By Courtney Crandell
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Free Speech | The Radiance Foundation, a pro-life group, is appealing an attempt by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to silence…

Judge to D’Souza: Don’t film your probation

By Emily Belz
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Courts | Conservative filmmaker encouraged not to say anything inflammatory toward the court while serving out his sentence

 
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