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Pastor’s family wins $330M case against North Korea

By Sophia Lee
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Human Rights | U.S. court orders Pyongyang to pay for abducting, torturing, and killing Kim Dong-shik

California pregnancy centers fight law forcing them to give abortion info

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | California lawmakers are moving forward with a bill that would require pregnancy care centers to tell clients they can get abortions from state-funded…

ACLU sues government over contracts with religious aid agencies

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Religious Liberty | The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed suit April 6 against the Obama administration for documents regarding government funding contracts issued to…

Signature haggling continues in Houston anti-bias ordinance case

By Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Courts | HOUSTON—In what many expected to be the final hearing in the lawsuit against the City of Houston and Mayor Annise Parker, attorneys continued Monday to…

Debate over Islamic courts fuels religious tension in Tanzania

By Julia A. Seymour
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North Africa | Tanzania’s outgoing president has warned rising religious tension in his country could derail an upcoming constitutional referendum on April 30 and…

Murder case against Hannah Overton dismissed

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Courts | A Texas judge on Wednesday dismissed the capital murder case against Hannah Overton, ending an eight-year-long legal nightmare for the mother of five. A jury…

Tsarnaev guilty on all counts in Boston bombings

By Lynde Langdon
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Boston Bombings | Nearly two years after he and his brother bombed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, a jury found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital murder. His trial…

Atlanta educators convicted of racketeering in test cheating case

By George Weaver
Posted

Education | An Atlanta jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday on state racketeering charges against 11 of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools teachers and administrators.

Alan Sears on defending Christian liberty

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The head of Alliance Defending Freedom tells why Christian lawyers are needed and what he’s doing about it

Washington florist fined, ordered to create gay wedding arrangements

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | A Washington state great-grandmother was ordered to pay $1,001 to the state last week for violating its Consumer Protection Act (CPA) when she refused to…

Indiana lawmakers: Frenzy against religious freedom law unwarranted

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Religious Liberty | Indiana legislators plan to clarify a religious freedom law after widespread backlash from gay-rights supporters. Last week, Gov. Mike Pence signed the law…

The reality of Indiana’s religious freedom law

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | Media and opponents mischaracterize the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

 
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