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Defense: Politics prompted D’Souza prosecution

By Emily Belz
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Courts | If the judge refuses Dinesh D’Souza’s selective prosecution motion for dismissal, his May trial will be messy and personal

Common grace in the courtroom

By Russ Pulliam
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Courts | INDIANAPOLIS—Call it compassionate conservatism. Or common grace. Author Jay Hein, who runs the Sagamore Institute, refers to it as “the greater good.”

Two Supreme Court cases that deserved more attention than they got

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on affirmative action overshadowed the news of two other substantial rulings. These rulings—one dealing with the…

California judge flushes bathroom bill repeal effort

By Sarah Padbury
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Courts | A coalition hoping to repeal California’s “Co-ed Bathroom Bill” faced another setback last week when a judge struck down its request that the state…

Legal complaint filed in Vision Forum case

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | The possibility of a messy trial brings important reminders about Christian clarity

No upheaval on Easter

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | New York City’s ban on churches renting public schools remains in place, but an appeal will allow worship services this Sunday

Bus company refuses ad space to pro-life group

By Sarah Padbury
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Free Speech | An Indiana bus company that refused to let a pro-life group advertise on city buses in Ft. Wayne is going to have to justify its decision in federal court.

Supreme Court refuses Christian wedding photographer’s case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the case of a Christian wedding photographer fined after she refused to photograph a gay couple’s…

Judge orders Ohio to recognize gay marriages from other states

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | UPDATE (April 14, 2014): U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black formalized his ruling requiring the state to recognize same-sex marriages performed…

NYC churches homeless again

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | Circuit court kicks NYC churches out of public schools for the second time

Midday Roundup: ‘New’ news is no news in Flight 370 search

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | New info? Malaysian Airlines officials are once again correcting, updating, and otherwise changing something they’d said previously about their missing…

Canadian teachers fight government’s religious gag order

By Julia A. Seymour
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Religious Liberty | A Canadian private school wants the right to modify a curriculum that requires all religions, including Wicca and paganism, to be taught as “equally…

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