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March for Marriage draws small but dedicated crowd

By Juliana Erikson
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Marriage | WASHINGTON—As many as 3,000 supporters of traditional marriage convened on the National Mall today, just three days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral…

Pleading for marriage before the Supreme Court

Pleading for marriage before the Supreme Court

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Defenders of traditional marriage file briefs ahead of this month’s oral arguments

Supreme Court examines how police deal with the mentally ill

By Mary Reichard
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Police | By some estimates, about half the people killed by law enforcement have a mental illness of some kind, according to 30 years of data from the National…

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

Supreme Court hears murky case on executing the mentally disabled

By Nick Eicher & Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Mental capacity. Lawyers for a man sentenced to death for killing a police officer in Baton Rouge, La., argued last week before the U.S. Supreme Court that he…

The great RFRA reversal

By Marvin Olasky
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Religious Liberty | Great liberal reversals. From Iran the enemy to Iran the Obama friend. From pro-life (Jesse Jackson, Ted Kennedy, others) to pro-abort. Now, one more: from…

Vanity license plates become free speech flashpoint

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Just whose speech is on vanity license plates—yours, or the state in which you live? That was the question in the case of rejected license plates in Texas,

Midday Roundup: Indiana enacts groundbreaking religious protections

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Fully protected. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence today signed a law that protects the religious rights of individuals, businesses, and associations. The measure…

Congressional maps and the power of the pen

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A case argued recently before the U.S. Supreme Court questioned the best way to shield voter rights from politicians’ whims. The question was, should…

Supreme Court allows Wisconsin voter ID law to stand

By Daniel James Devine
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to rule on a challenge to a Wisconsin voter ID law, a surprise decision that will allow the 2011 law to go into…

Should hotel registries be open to police inspection?

Should hotel registries be open to police inspection?

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | When you check into a hotel or motel, you hand over quite a lot of personal information. That’s understandable: The innkeeper needs to know his guest. And…

Supreme Court order for Notre Dame could help other nonprofits

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | In a victory today for nonprofits challenging the Obamacare contraceptive mandate, the Supreme Court tossed out the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling…

High court hears Obamacare’s four-word case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court considers arguments that could determine the future of the Affordable Care Act

 
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