First Amendment

 
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Free speech and civil behavior

By D.C. Innes
Posted

First Amendment | Overt government violations of our rights seem to be multiplying these days—NSA snooping, IRS persecutions of tea party organizations, and Obamacare…

Fred Phelps’ counterfeit religion

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Religion | My parents taught me never to speak ill of the dead, but in the case of Fred Phelps, who died last week at the age of 84, I think they would have made an…

Sidewalk speech

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Abortion | Pro-life counselors take to the Supreme Court laws to restrict their quiet but effective work

The devil went down to Oklahoma

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Religion | This is an attention grabber: In response to a monument honoring the Ten Commandments on the lawn of Oklahoma’s state Capitol building, numerous “faith…

Baker must cater to same-sex weddings, or else

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

First Amendment | A baker in suburban Denver must make cakes for same-sex weddings or face fines, according to a judge’s ruling last week.  Judge Robert N. Spencer…

Groups seeks Satanic statue next to Oklahoma Ten Commandments

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | The New York-based Satanic Temple wants to place a shrine to Satan next to a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. The offer…

Worker says boss told her to keep anti-Obamacare opinions quiet

Worker says boss told her to keep anti-Obamacare opinions quiet

By Mary Jackson
Posted

First Amendment | A longtime Santa Clara, Calif., employee was reprimanded last month after a co-worker overheard her critiquing Obamacare’s problematic rollout during a…

Another look at case against traditional marriage proponent

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Marriage | A conservative analyst says advocates of traditional marriage should be thankful the Supreme Court did not address a case brought by one of their ilk. In…

Religious test

Religious test

By Marvin Olasky
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Religious Liberty | A key court case may determine whether we begin looking over our shoulders

Conflicting courts

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | Disagreement among appellate courts on the religious rights of corporations could hasten a Supreme Court battle over the contraceptive mandate

Judge allows Big Mountain Jesus to stay on the slopes

By Whitney Williams
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Religion | A federal district judge in Montana earlier today dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Freedom from Religion Foundation to have the U.S. Forest Service remove a…

Catholic student wins free speech case in Michigan

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Education | Last week, a federal district court in Michigan ruled in favor of a student disciplined for expressing views against homosexuality. Judge Patrick Duggan…

 
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