Swiss Grant Rights to Animals, Consider Same for Plants – Liberalize Abortion Laws

Vt. school recognizes Bible club after ADF files suit

Kansas Senate Expected to Vote Wednesday on Overturning Abortion Bill Veto

    Kansas lawmakers return to Topeka, on Wednesday and members of the Senate are expected to vote on overturning a veto from Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on a measure that would reduce abortions.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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Tulsa named emerging city for same-sex couples

Presbyterian Church clears minister in same sex “marriage” case

J.I. Packer Quits Anglican Church of Canada

UK: Elderly sisters told they can’t have same tax rights as homosexuals

Rutherford Attorneys Ask Appeals Court to Re-Visit Case of Football Coach Prohibited from Bowing Head During Team’s Pre-Game Prayer

Where Has All the Money Gone? State University Systems

El Paso: Committee to study regulation of sexually-oriented businesses

Polygamy Aside–Don’t Give a Break to Statutory Rape

CLS urges court to protect equal access for religious charities seeking inclusion in Iowa state employee charitable campaign

Moscow warns homosexuals not to organize “gay” demonstrations

Rounding up communities of children without specific evidence? The Texas polygamist raid

How “Swingers” Might Save Hollywood from a Federal Pornography Statute

Poll: U.S. More Bible-Wired, Prayful than Europe’s Christian Nations

    When compared to people living in Europe’s most Christian-populated nations, Americans are the most prayerful and most likely to be connected to the Bible, according to a new study released on Monday.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.christianpost.com

Why education funding should never be tied to Gambling

Tennessee: Deadline Looms for Adult Businesses

TN: ACLU threatens school principal for “outing” students

Canadians Back Action in Polygamous Community

Malaysian Islamic body rejects proposed conversion rule meant to ease religious tensions

Florida Chambers Pass Competing Bills On Teaching of Evolution

Josh Bollinger on the Hill 100.9 FM: Louisiana school denies Christians equal access to school bus use

Joel Oster on the Frank Pastore Show: The right of students to oppose homosexual behavior

Are Students in Danger of Becoming another Brick in the Wall after Hazelwood?

The Establishment Clause does not serve to protect religious or nonreligious minorities

Why Courts Should Reject the Presumption of Severability in the Face of Intentionally Unconstitutional Legislation

Severability as Judicial Lawmaking

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice lashes out at GOP state senator on nominations

Global Warming: The Left’s Latest War on the Family

Our Libertarian Court: Bong Hits and the Enduring Hamiltonian-Jeffersonian Colloquy

The Often Illusory Protections of “Biology Plus:” On the Supreme Court’s Parental Rights Jurisprudence

The Limits of Conscience: Moral Clashes over Deeply Divisive Healthcare Procedures

    This Essay does not address the constitutionality of duties to fill prescriptions for Plan B. Instead it asks whether states should provide conscience clause protections even if they are not constitutionally mandated. In other words, this Essay asks whether such protections are good public policy.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Religious Liberty

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The Religiosity of Jus Cogens: A Moral Case for Compliance?

Abortion Law and Abortion Discourse in Taiwan: Rights, Social Movements and Democratization

    My dissertation tells a story of the abortion right in Taiwan: how abortion was not a right either before or after its legalization, how it became a right after the mobilization of social movements and democratization, and finally, what sort of right it is today.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: papers.ssrn.com

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McCain’s School Choice Opportunity

Undressing Difference: The Hijab in the West

Florida legislature to vote on ultrasound bill for women seeking abortions

    A bill mandating ultrasound scans for all women seeking an abortion faces an uncertain vote Tuesday in the Florida Senate, where moderate Republicans are banding with Democrats to defeat it — thereby sparing Gov. Charlie Crist from tackling an issue on which he has shifted his stance.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.miamiherald.com

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A Constitutional Framework for Addressing Religious Viewpoints in Public School Classrooms

Fort Riley atheist soldier sues the military

Sex and the Soul: Enslaved by the Hook Up Culture

More on Crawford: The Court Steps Back From Electoral Refereeing

    ut with its decision Monday, the Supreme Court signaled that the federal courts should step back and not attempt to referee election reform disputes in the absence of evidence that a challenged state voting law either serves no relevant and legitimate state interests or imposes particularly severe and recurring burdens on the voting rights of identifiable classes of voters.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.scotusblog.com

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New IRS letter on 501c3 political activities compliance

    This letter outlines goals with respect to the Political Activities Compliance Initiative for the 2008 election cycle . . . EO has employed a focused approach toward political campaign intervention by section 501(c)(3) organizations.


  • Posted: 04/29/2008
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: www.irs.gov

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