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Amish education case set religious liberty legal standards

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | In 1971, a U.S. Supreme Court case dealt with the question of whether a family’s religious liberty includes the education of its children. The answer was…

Our vaporous religious liberty

By D.C. Innes
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Religious Liberty | When the Supreme Court pulled a right to same-sex marriage out of the Constitutional hat in Obergefell v. Hodges , the justices also performed a disappearing act…

A lesson from Muhammad Ali in conscientious objection

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Less than a month ago, the U.S. Supreme Court discovered a constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry. The court ordered county clerks in all 50…

One God, one vote

By Marvin Olasky
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History | It’s two weeks since the Supreme Court rocked American evangelicals by nationalizing same-sex marriage. It’s also 150 years since the greatest inaugural…

Philadelphia finds new ways to celebrate

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Sexuality | Happiness, in the debased sense, has been achieved by the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. This was evident everywhere in Philadelphia, birthplace…

Supreme Court rulings on making laws, housing bias, and violent crime

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | While most of the attention at the U.S. Supreme Court at the end of last month focused on two or three high-profile cases, the justices did hand down some…

The comment pulpit

By Marvin Olasky
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Supreme Court | George Takei, who as a young actor played Sulu on the Star Trek television series nearly 50 years ago, is now a gay activist. He is so angry about Supreme Court…

When the culture equates dissent with bigotry

By Nick Eicher
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Marriage | In light of the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex couples have the right to get marriage licenses, I talked this week with John Stonestreet of the Chuck…

Couples sue Christian clerk who won’t issue marriage licenses

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | Four Kentucky couples—two heterosexual and two homosexual—have sued a county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to them. “My conscience will…

The uncharted legal territory of same-sex marriage

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Law professors and historians are weighing in on how to balance the newly declared legal right of same-sex couples to marry with the right to religious…

Montana man demands ‘legitimacy’ for second wife

Montana man demands ‘legitimacy’ for second wife

By Evan Wilt
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Marriage | A married Montana man plans to sue the state for the right to wed a second woman. Nathan Collier traveled to the Yellowstone County Courthouse on Tuesday to…

License plate legal battle a mixed win for pro-life groups

By Sarah Padbury
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Courts | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court’s ruling that prevented pro-life license plate sales in North Carolina because the state didn’t…

 
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