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Court shoots down Kansas’ latest answer to school-funding crisis

By Laura Edghill
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Education | A district court panel in Kansas ruled Friday that critical components of the state’s new block-grant school funding law violate the state’s constitution.

North Carolina enacts religious protections for marriage officials

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | The North Carolina House voted today to override the governor’s veto and institute religious freedom protections for state employees who perform marriages…

After abuse case, Arkansas tries to ban ‘rehoming’ adopted children

By Kiley Crossland
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Child welfare | An Arkansas state representative is facing criticism for allegedly abandoning his adopted daughters, ages 3 and 6, to a man who sexually abused one of them.

Missouri lawmakers override veto to enact abortion wait period

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The Missouri state legislature enacted a 72-hour wait period for abortions yesterday, overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto from earlier this year. The…

North Dakota: Life starts at conception

By Tiffany Owens
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Abortion | North Dakota lawmakers passed a bill today that would effectively end abortion in the state. The statute affirms life begins at conception. It passed the…

Saved by a heartbeat

By Daniel James Devine
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Abortion | With little debate, the North Dakota Senate passed the strictest abortion ban in the nation Friday. The legislation, which now awaits Republican Gov. Jack…

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Legislation | Conservatives still awaiting their promised opportunity to debate cloning

 
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