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Former Phoenix VA head gets probation for ethics violations

By Maria Baer
Posted

Military | A federal judge sentenced the former head of the Phoenix VA hospital to two years’ probation earlier this week. Sharon Helman was at the center of the 2014…

Same-sex marriage advocates work to oust small-town judge

By Bonnie Pritchett
Posted

Religious Liberty | In what could be the nation’s first religious litmus test for holding a judicial post, the Wyoming Supreme Court is being asked to dismiss a small-town…

Court ‘win’ for nonprofits has a lot of what-ifs

By Emily Belz
Posted

Religious Liberty | The Supreme Court’s strange Little Sisters ruling gives religious nonprofits a significant reprieve, but the fight is long from over

Feds: All public schools must redefine gender

Feds: All public schools must redefine gender

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Transgenderism | Schools nationwide must change restroom and locker room policies or risk loss of federal funds

Four Americans sentenced for failed Gambian coup

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Africa | Four Gambian-Americans, who attempted and failed to overthrow Gambian President Yahya Jammeh in a 2014 coup, received lighter sentences than expected from a…

Wrangled rule-makers

By David Skeel
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Money | Courts finally begin to rein in financial regulators

Judge rules Obamacare reimbursements unconstitutional

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Healthcare | House Republicans won a legal victory against Obamacare today when a federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled the Obama administration does not have authority…

Iowa high court admits preborn children have rights

By Bob Brown
Posted

Courts | On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled a child not yet born at the time of a parent’s death can still be awarded damages for wrongful loss of parental…

ACLU sues Mississippi over law protecting freedom of religion, conscience

By Samantha Gobba
Posted

Religious Liberty | A Mississippi law set to take effect July 1 to protect business owners who believe marriage should be between one man and one woman is now under attack from…

Justice Department sues North Carolina to strike down HB2

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Transgenderism | Earlier today, the state filed its own suit against the Obama administration’s attempt to redefine ‘sex’

Families sue government for redefining Title IX

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Transgenderism | Illinois parents say the Obama administration had no legal right to equate gender identity with biological sex

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…

 
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