Government policies run counter to increasing evidence: dads matter

    In spite of the convincing amount of evidence, the study observed: “Unfortunately, current institutional policies in most countries do not support the increased involvement of fathers in child rearing.” . . .


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NY: Prosecuted for "just say no to Islam"?

Judge orders Love Shack in contempt

UK: Ministers may allow babies from artificial sperm and eggs

Homosexuals sue University of Hawaii for denial of family housing

Maryland: Hyattsville man faces 40 years for human trafficking conviction

United Arab Emirates: Selling immigrants into sex slavery

Evangelical vote a ‘must’ for McCain say analysts

    Exit polls from the Republican primaries in Texas and Ohio illustrate that evangelicals voted overwhelmingly for Mike Huckabee, though McCain was already dubbed the “presumptive nominee”, reports Cybercast News Service . . .


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No atheists allowed in foxholes

Indian Government Offers $3,000 to Families to Prevent Female Abortions

    “. . . 10 million unborn females have been killed in the last twenty years by sex-selective abortion. About 500,000 are aborted annually.”


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William J. Federer: Multiculturism a factor turning moderate Muslims radical?

HSLDA circulates petition to depublish Cal. homeschooling opinion

Illinois: Democrats pull upset in special for Hastert’s seat

    Democrat Bill Foster pulled off an upset in the special election for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s (R-Ill.) seat on Saturday, defeating Republican Jim Oberweis and winning the seat for the remainder of the 110th Congress.


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ACLJ: Tenn. Court Holds City Cannot Deny Ministry’s Rights

Parents urged to boycott homosexual indoctrination on "Day of Silence"

    “What if homosexual rights advocates staged a huge promotional event and no one came to see it? That’s exactly what a coalition of organizations is proposing for April 25, this year’s “Day of Silence,” which is sponsored in public schools across the nation.”


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Leaders call blacks to act against abortion

Lawsuit: California Planned Parenthood Overcharged State Millions for Birth Control

Connecticut Catholic Bishops Back Bill to Require More Teen Abortion Counseling

Clashing Over Church Ritual and Flag Protocol at the Naval Academy Chapel

South Dakota School District Denies Prohibiting Pro-Life Group Access to Building

Oklahoma legislator under attack for saying H-Agenda is destroying the nation

Scalia advocates judicial restraint at Princeton

    How Appealing links to several reports on Justice Scalia’s appearance at Princeton. "Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia defended the Court’s role in the 2000 presidential recount in Florida and expressed his views about the Court’s role in a liberal …


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Spitzer linked to prostitution ring, resigns

Ohio library accused of religious discrimination

67 Amicus Briefs Are Ammo for Supreme Court Gun Case

    The 67 amicus briefs in what is simply known as “the D.C. gun case” fail to topple the record number filed in the University of Michigan affirmative action cases in 2003 — 107 — but they easily fit within the top 10 filings at the high court . . .


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Maryland: Transgender Law Opponents Put Measure on Ballot

Complaints against Montana pharmacist dismissed after ADF intervenes

Michigan: Most local governments practice prayer

Daily Law Review Watch – March 10th

Utah: “Gay adoption” bill blocked

Religion Clause blog: new articles and books of interest

    The Religion Clause blog has assembled a list of recent law review articles and new books that may be of interest to readers.


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Texas: School graduation prayers won’t be left to student elections

Spain’s Socialist Prime Minister re-elected in closely divided country

    “. . . But voters turned out in force to endorse the progressive social agenda that Zapatero championed in his first term — including new laws on women’s rights, divorce and gay marriage — and returned him to office for another four years.”


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Higher power: Okemos church case heads to top U.S. court

US House sues to enforce subpoenas against 2 White House officials

    “The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday says former counsel Harriet Miers is not immune from the obligation to testify and both she and chief of staff Joshua Bolten must identify all documents that are being withheld from Congress.”


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Senators raise doubt over testimony of Nashville judicial nominee

    “The accuracy of testimony by Gustavus ‘Gus” Puryear IV at his confirmation hearing to be a federal judge is being questioned by four Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.”


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Judicial Nominations Process Debated Again

Scalia just doesn’t understand the ‘living Constitution’?

    “In this column, I shall argue that the living Constitution is a problematic metaphor, but only because originalists like Justice Scalia either misunderstand or mischaracterize what it stands for.”


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"Homosexualism does not Correspond to Moral Principles of Society": Ukraine Parliamentary Committee

Thomas More Law Center: Advocates State Personhood Amendment in Oregon

ADF: 6th Circuit hearing on Miami U. speech policy

Charter Schools: Here to Stay

Population Shift Sends Universities Scrambling

    “After years of being overwhelmed with applicants, higher education institutions will over the next decade recruit from a pool of public high school graduates that will experience . . . ”


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Poll: Support for Civil Unions in Pennsylvania?

    “The survey was conducted by Susquehanna Polling and Research for the Value All Families Coalition, an umbrella organization fighting a proposed amendment to the Pennsylvania constitution that would ban same-sex marriage . . . ”


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Gavin Newsom may run for Calif. governor