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Tsarnaev guilty on all counts in Boston bombings

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Boston Bombings | Nearly two years after he and his brother bombed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, a jury found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital murder. His trial…

Atlanta educators convicted of racketeering in test cheating case

By George Weaver
Posted

Education | An Atlanta jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday on state racketeering charges against 11 of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools teachers and administrators.

Alan Sears on defending Christian liberty

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Q&A | The head of Alliance Defending Freedom tells why Christian lawyers are needed and what he’s doing about it

Washington florist fined, ordered to create gay wedding arrangements

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | A Washington state great-grandmother was ordered to pay $1,001 to the state last week for violating its Consumer Protection Act (CPA) when she refused to…

Indiana lawmakers: Frenzy against religious freedom law unwarranted

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Religious Liberty | Indiana legislators plan to clarify a religious freedom law after widespread backlash from gay-rights supporters. Last week, Gov. Mike Pence signed the law…

The reality of Indiana’s religious freedom law

By Emily Belz
Posted

Religious Liberty | Media and opponents mischaracterize the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Wisconsin judge rules abortionists don’t need hospital privileges

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | A federal judge on Friday struck down a Wisconsin law requiring abortionists to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital. Though the judge recognized…

Family Christian Stores drops bankruptcy plan

Family Christian Stores drops bankruptcy plan

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Business | Largest Christian retailer in the U.S. must now go back to the drawing board to find a new restructuring plan

Louisiana leads fight to end sex trafficking

By Gaye Clark
Posted

Human Trafficking | On Feb. 13, Kwame Morris drove a 16-year-old girl from Houston to New Orleans, where the FBI caught him arranging $500 “dates” for her. He told the FBI…

Immigrant free after nine years in detention

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Immigration | Kenyan national Sylvester Owino, who was held without charges, is out on bond

Publishers sue Family Christian Stores over bankruptcy plan

Publishers sue Family Christian Stores over bankruptcy plan

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Business | A group of Christian publishers that stands to lose $20 million is fighting back against part of Family Christian Stores’ bankruptcy plan. Twenty-seven…

Elephants are people too

By Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted

Courts | By 2018 “The Greatest Show on Earth” will be a few tons less great. That was the word on Thursday when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus…

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