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Regulators, utilities spar over paying customers to conserve energy

Regulators, utilities spar over paying customers to conserve energy

By Mary Reichard
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Energy | Among the 10 cases heard at the U.S. Supreme Court so far this term, one case about the market for electricity tackles the question of which government…

High court hears death penalty and sentencing guideline cases

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court justices, divided on what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, recently heard oral arguments in cases about the death penalty and…

Supreme Court hears death penalty case in horrific Kansas killings

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Fifteen years after two brothers terrorized the community of Wichita, Kan., in a gruesome crime spree, their death penalty case has made it to the Supreme…

Ryan Anderson: What’s next for marriage?

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Comparing the LGBT and abortion onslaughts

Bar the doors?

Bar the doors?

By Daniel James Devine
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Churches | The U.S. Supreme Court’s gay marriage decision may increase the likelihood churches will face LGBT lawsuits. Here’s how some are protecting themselves

Season preview

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court justices return to the field with a serious lineup of cases

Constitution Day is coming

By Marvin Olasky
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Government | Let’s mark the occasion by looking back at predictions of potential government encroachment on liberty

Sister Wives star cites gay marriage ruling in polygamy defense

By Kiley Crossland
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Marriage | The polygamous family starring in the hit TLC reality show Sister Wives believes the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage gives them…

Clerk summoned to court in Kentucky marriage license dispute

By Lynde Langdon
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Supreme Court | UPDATE: The federal judge who first ordered a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples has summoned the clerk and her staff…

Churches and taxation: An old tradition draws new opponents

Churches and taxation: An old tradition draws new opponents

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | The genesis of property tax exemption for churches goes back to the book of Exodus. During the time of the Old Testament, the Egyptians exempted their…

Why are GOP candidates questioning birthright citizenship?

By Jim Henry
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Immigration | The 2016 presidential race has spawned one of the more explosive policy debates in recent times. Last week, Donald Trump said children born in the United…

Nonprofits hold out for help from on high

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | Nonprofits objecting to the contraceptive and abortifacient mandate hope the nation’s highest court will overturn a string of circuit court losses

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