First Amendment

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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
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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
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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…

Speaking terms

Speaking terms

By Joel Belz
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Military | What happens to free speech in a regulatory era?

America’s altar of abortion

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. …” That the First Amendment requires…

Prayers for the future

Prayers for the future

By Joel Belz
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Religion | How should believers respond as First Amendment liberties come under assault?

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