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Colorado Christian University wins contraceptive mandate reprieve

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | Colorado Christian University scored a victory for religious liberty last week, winning a preliminary injunction from a Denver federal judge against the…

Gay marriage passes first appeals court test

By The Editors
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Marriage | A federal appeals court today declared Utah’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional in the first appellate ruling on state marriage laws as the issue makes…

Austin pregnancy care centers win fight over ‘no abortion here’ signs

Austin pregnancy care centers win fight over ‘no abortion here’ signs

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Abortion | Pregnancy care centers in Austin, Texas, do not have to post signs telling clients they do not provide abortions or offer referrals for them, a federal court…

A conservative (finally) wins in court

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | A federal judge has ordered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) to pay $710,000 in legal fees to the lawyers who represented a conservative…

Canadian lawyers rally against Christian law school grads

By J.C. Derrick
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Religious Liberty | By a 3-to-1 margin, member lawyers of the Law Society of British Columbia voted Tuesday to reverse a previous decision to recognize future graduates from the…

Where’s King Solomon when you need him?

Where’s King Solomon when you need him?

By Ryan Hill
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Courts | Scott Wilson of Wellington, Fla., died on Feb. 12, 2010. A drunk driver ran a stop sign and broadsided his car, which careened into a canal. Four years later,

Colorado baker ordered to make same-sex wedding cakes

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a Christian baker to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, ruling his religious objections did not…

Let’s be reasonable

Let’s be reasonable

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Courts | Considered rationally, court-led revolutions in abortion and marriage do not make sense

Called to report

By Daniel James Devine
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Child Sexual Abuse | After a criminal trial of child sex abuse, questions linger over how much pastors knew

Midday Roundup: Appeals court deflects another atheist attack

Midday Roundup: Appeals court deflects another atheist attack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Atheists overruled. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the words “In God We Trust” can remain on U.S. currency. The decision was the fifth time a…

Legal Docket: Copyright case threatens Hollywood profits

By Mary Reichard
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Courts | Hollywood took it on the chin in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week that decided a battle over the 1980 film Raging Bull . The Oscar-winning movie told the…

Pennsylvania’s new ‘heroes’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Marriage | Things are moving at warp speed now. Hard to believe it was only last July that the registrar of wills in Montgomery County, Pa., D. Bruce Hanes, announced…

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