Courts

Page 3 of 37 

Happy birthday, culture war!

By Marvin Olasky
Posted

Media | The 90th anniversary of the Scopes “Monkey Trial”

Insurer: No denial of coverage to churches

Insurer: No denial of coverage to churches

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Marriage | Southern Mutual says churches that fear suits over refusing to host a same-sex wedding can get coverage under a special policy rider

Jury finds James Holmes guilty in Colorado theater shooting

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Crime | A jury found James Holmes guilty Thursday in the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., in which twelve people died and 70 others were injured. The…

Christian nonprofits lose appeals court challenge to contraceptive mandate

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Healthcare Mandate | The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled against several Christian nonprofits who sought to prove the government’s accommodation under the…

Colorado high court strikes down school choice program

By Laura Edghill
Posted

Education | Scholarship students in a large, suburban Colorado school district are in limbo after the state’s Supreme Court ruled their program unconstitutional. 

Couples sue Christian clerk who won’t issue marriage licenses

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | Four Kentucky couples—two heterosexual and two homosexual—have sued a county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to them. “My conscience will…

License plate legal battle a mixed win for pro-life groups

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Courts | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court’s ruling that prevented pro-life license plate sales in North Carolina because the state didn’t…

Oklahoma high court: Ten Commandments shall not remain

By Bob Brown
Posted

Courts | The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late yesterday the Ten Commandments monument standing on the north side of the state Capitol grounds must come down. The…

Judge blocks Kansas dismemberment abortion ban

By Bob Brown
Posted

Abortion | A Kansas District Court judge granted a temporary injunction this morning blocking the Kansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. Kansas…

Boston bomber apologizes before getting formal death sentence

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Boston Bombings | Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to the families of his victims this morning before a judge formally sentenced him to death. “I…

Mother sues state for strip-searching child without parental consent

Mother sues state for strip-searching child without parental consent

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Child welfare | A Colorado mother is suing employees of a county Department of Human Services (DHS), alleging they strip-searched and photographed her daughter without her…

Court strikes down Iowa webcam abortion ban

Court strikes down Iowa webcam abortion ban

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Abortion | The Iowa Supreme Court struck down a ban on so-called webcam abortions in the state on Friday, arguing it placed an “undue burden” on women. Iowa’s…

Page 3 of 37