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Black pro-lifer wins fight against NAACP over abortion parody

By Courtney Crandell
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Free Speech | In a ruling issued late Tuesday, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided unanimously with the pro-life Radiance Foundation in its trademark infringement…

Appeals court rules against Notre Dame in healthcare mandate fight

By Leigh Jones
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Healthcare Mandate | The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today denied the University of Notre Dame’s request for immediate relief from Obamacare’s contraceptive and…

Dutch court: Euthanasia no longer requires a doctor’s order

Dutch court: Euthanasia no longer requires a doctor’s order

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | A Dutch appeals court has cleared a man charged with assisting his 99-year-old mother to commit suicide in a case that could expand the country’s euthanasia…

Tsarnaev sentenced to death for Boston bombings

By Lynde Langdon
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Boston Bombings | After 14 hours of deliberations, a jury sentenced convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.  Tsarnaev, 21, did not flinch or show…

In this modern family, exes battle for custody of frozen embryos

By Kiley Crossland
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Culture | TV-star Sofia Vergara’s ex-fiancé is waging a public campaign for her to let him have and raise the couple’s two frozen embryos. The battle reveals the…

Kennedy’s doctrine of dignity weighs heavily in marriage debate

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Marriage as it has always been understood had its day in court. But throughout the 2 1/2-hour oral arguments over same-sex marriage last week at the Supreme…

Christian print shop wins discrimination case

Christian print shop wins discrimination case

By Jamie Dean
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Religious Liberty | Kentucky judge rules Blaine Adamson of Hands on Originals isn’t guilty of discrimination for refusing to print gay pride T-shirts

Judge nixes Houston pastors’ petition for anti-bias policy vote

By Bonnie Pritchett
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Courts | HOUSTON—A Harris County district judge ruled Friday that plaintiffs fell 585 signatures short of the required count on a petition recalling a controversial…

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
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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
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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
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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…

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