Courts

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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from mother’s womb

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | A Colorado jury has sentenced the woman who killed a baby by cutting her from her mother’s womb to 100 years in prison. Dynel Lane, 36, received the maximum…

Highest military court considers limits of religious liberty in uniform

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | The military’s highest court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF), heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could determine the future…

Dennis Hastert sentenced to 15 months in prison

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | A Chicago judge today sentenced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to 15 months in prison after describing him as a “serial child molester.” Hastert…

Midday Roundup: Federal judge upholds North Carolina voter ID law

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Legal limits. A federal judge ruled yesterday that North Carolina’s law requiring voters to show a picture ID at the polls is constitutional. “In sum,

Christian baker loses appeal in same-sex wedding cake case

By Kiley Crossland
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Religious Liberty | Jack Philips and his attorneys evaluate legal options—including taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Doctor-pastor sues Georgia after sermons cost him new job

By Samantha Gobba
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Religious Liberty | A public health expert and Seventh-Day Adventist preacher who lost a job offer from the State of Georgia over sermons posted to YouTube is suing for…

Court backs choose-your-own-restroom policy

By Lynde Langdon
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Transgenderism | Federal appeals court rules high school discriminated against transgender student with restroom policy

Identity crisis

By Sophia Lee
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Adoption | A law meant to protect Native American children is instead tearing them away from the only families they have known

Courtroom storm

By Lynn Vincent
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Media | A flood of lawsuits involving TBN and members of the Crouch family continues into a fourth year

Federal court restores Utah polygamy ban

By Samantha Gobba
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Marriage | A federal court upheld Utah’s ban on polygamy Monday, adding to the drama surrounding the TLC reality television show, Sister Wives . The 10th U.S. Circuit…

Evangelicals must get it right on crime

By Anthony Bradley
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Prisons | When it comes to complex social issues it is paramount to read deeply and widely before arriving at conclusions and positing proposals for reform. This lack…

Illinois judge orders Christian inn owners to host same-sex wedding

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Religious Liberty | An Illinois administrative judge has given the owners of a bed and breakfast one year to provide their facility to a gay couple “for an event celebrating…

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