Alliance Defending Freedom: It’s days away: The Supreme Court’s marriage decision is expected to come down on June 29.
Dr. Laura comments: Shacking up, having babies out of wedlock as an entitlement for working women who don’t have the time or inclination to create a marriage, having babies out of wedlock because of irresponsible sexual behavior (and not considering …
“The Lord’s Prayer and it’s fate in the Ontario legislature set off a fresh round of debate Thursday after politicians quietly launched public consultation on whether the province should fall in line with other Canadian jurisdictions and strike the Christian tradition.”
ADF attorney Jordan Lorence made this appearance with Dori Monson on Newstalk 710 KIRO to discuss the Elane New Mexico photography case. The mp3 file is here and runs just over 6 minutes. To see numerous posts regarding this case, …
Family News in Focus reports reports on efforts to undermine Bible courses in Texas public schools. It quotes, Jonathan Saenz is an attorney and legislative director for the Free Market Foundation: “I think its absolutely clear that they want to …
Nevertheless, school vouchers have faced severe resistance in the United States—with no legislative success as a national education reform—but sporadic and limited state level developments can be observed. On the other hand, in the early 1990s the social democratic welfare state of Sweden adopted a universal public voucher scheme. The goal of the present paper is to explain this counter intuitive and counter theoretical empirical puzzle.
Foundation for Moral Law Demands that Pittsford, New York Library Grant Christian Ballet Equal Access to Public Bulleting Board
. . . in a letter sent today to the Pittsford Community Library in Pittsford, NY, that the Library cease its religious discrimination against a Christian ballet studio that has been denied access to the Library’s public bulletin board . . .
FRC: Most infuriating in NM photographer case – neither civil unions nor homosexual marriage are recognized by the state
The complaint: In the last 14 years New York State-paid judges unlike virtually every other New York State employee have received only one increase in pay and that increase came almost ten years ago in January 1999.
. . . Experts say that as many as 100,000 gang members rule the streets of Central America, most of them in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. The gangs have affiliated groups in Mexico and the United States, creating an international net of lawlessness.
ADF attorney Mike Johnson appeared on Wallbuilders Live to discuss a recent settlement with Okolahoma City officials that allows city employees to display religious symbols. The mp3 file is here. The interview runs just under 8 minutes. Related post: Oklahoma …
. . . The latest effort by a conservative coalition, Mission: America, is pushing schools to take a stand, asking them to remove their names from a list of high schools participating in the Day of Silence.
The rector of St Stephen’s Church in Bellevue Hill, the Reverend Richard Lane, denounced the judge for calling himself a Christian Anglican while living in an openly gay relationship and warned as a “messenger, watchman and steward of the Lord in the Anglican Church of Australia”, he faced God’s judgment.
This article develops three models of Christian legal scholarship – theory, identity and vocation. I employ these models – each with its own set of strengths and weaknesses – to argue that failure to address foundational questions about knowing and learning undermines much of the potential distinctiveness of Christian scholarship because that scholarship remains unconsciously subject to modern/postmodern assumptions.
This article argues that traditionalist opposition to same sex marriage can be understood as a cultural property claim – the sort of claim that is often made by Native American tribes and other indigenous or subordinated cultural groups of a right to control the uses of sacred or culturally central rituals, places and objects.
The state Supreme Court dealt a final blow Wednesday to San Francisco’s voter-approved ban on handguns, rejecting the city’s appeal of a lower-court ruling that sharply limited the ability of localities to regulate firearms.
The bill includes protection for the conscience rights of health care professionals to refuse to participate in abortions, puts more limits in place on the dangerous abortion drug RU 486, and makes sure women are not pressured or forced into having an abortion . . .
On Monday, April 14, 2008, the Honorable Larry Alan Burns, a federal district court judge in Southern California, will hear oral arguments in the ACLU’s latest lawsuit to tear down the Mt. Soledad Cross.
“The Egyptian Parliament voted to criminalize protests held in places of worship, imposing a one-year prison sentence and fines on anyone convicted of inciting, participating in or organizing such an event Reuters reported on April 2nd.”
Authorities previously burst into the rural Utah-Arizona border home of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1935, 1944 and 1953 . . . “It ended up strengthening them in the long run,” said Ken Driggs, an Atlanta attorney and polygamy historian.
Eugene Volokh has this post on Volokh Conspiracy discussing the effort to force a NM photograph to photograph same sex “weddings.” In this post, Volokh questions the role of the ACLU in the case. While the ACLU is not formally …