Iowa: Ex-employee sues Rockwell, claims religious discrimination over diversity document

Denise Burke: The California Supreme Court’s marriage decision and freedom of conscience

El Paso: Limiting adult, sex businesses on agenda

Focus on the Family Broadcast: Cal. marriage ruling, a fastrack to challenge the Federal DOMA?

Cal Marriage ruling: Are judges from “elite” law schools more prone to activism?

Missouri Gubernatorial Candidate Wants Special Session on Forced Abortions

    Sarah Steelman, a Republican candidate for governor, is calling on the Missouri state legislature to hold a special session on a bill that would prohibit forced abortions in the state. The legislature ended its session and did not complete its work on the coercive abortion issue.


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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Erik Stanley with Heidi Harris on KDWN: IRS restrictions on pastors from the pulpit

Pregnancy Center Group: Supreme Court Should Hear Abortion Deception Case

    A leading organization that represents the thousands of pregnancy resource centers across the country wants the Supreme Court top hear a New Jersey case involving an abortion practitioner who misled a woman. In November, the New Jersey Supreme Court sided with Sheldon Turkish.


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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Underage prostitutes marketed on Internet

    If she tried hard, 14-year-old Jasmine could have sex with nine men a day. She’d start posting ads online at 2 or 3 p.m., in time to set up appointments with early commuters.


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.sacbee.com

“Gay marriage: Where to now?” Glen Lavy of ADF v. Jon W. Davidson of Lambda Legal

ADF: Planned Parenthood should surrender records after not reporting rape

Texas: State faces new headache over immunizing sect children

Redefining marriage in a culture where sexual behavior is purely private

D’Souza: “Gay Rights vs. Democracy”

UK: MPs back creation of human-animal embryos

    An amendment to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill that would have outlawed the creation of “human admixed embryos” for medical research was defeated in a free vote by a majority of 160, preserving what Gordon Brown regards as a central element of the legislation . . .


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Democrats for School Choice

    The Wall Street Journal reports: When Florida passed a law in 2001 creating the Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship Program for underprivileged students, all but one Democrat in the state legislature voted against it. Earlier this month, lawmakers extended the program …


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: online.wsj.com

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Family Research Council Calls On Department of Justice, Presidential Candidates to Enforce Obscenity Laws

Calif. measure will test public opinion on marriage

US Serviceman In Iraq relieved of duty for using Quran for target practice, Muslims demand severe punishment

IRS rejects AU complaint, finds Calif. church didn’t violate tax code

Fred Thompson: Conservatives shouldn’t call for Federal Marriage Amendment

Liberty Counsel Files Brief in California Homeschool Case on Behalf of Members of United States Congress

Legal scholar acknowledges that civil unions lead to marriage redefinition

    Like the ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in the 2003 case of Goodridge v. Dep’t of Public Health, last week’s California ruling rested in part on the fact that the state already provided same-sex couples the option of entering into state-sanctioned domestic partnerships (sometimes called “civil unions”) with the same legal benefits and responsibilities as marriage


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: writ.lp.findlaw.com

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Want a sex change: Doctor specializes in stopping those hormone early

Glen Lavy: Voters need to speak again on marriage

“Court sides with MySpace in suit over sex assault”

“Churches risk tax-exempt status when dabbling in politics”

Wiley Drake on IRS probe: “We win.”

Same-Sex Marriage and Racial Justice Find Common Ground

    “That was when Shannon P. Minter, a lawyer with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, knew things were looking good for his side. The chief justice seemed to be accepting arguments for same-sex marriage that were consciously rooted in the struggle for equal rights for blacks.”


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.nytimes.com

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal statute prohibiting child porn solicitation and offers to provide it

Pa. Justices Hear Arguments Over ‘Control’ of Images in Child Porn Case

“Celebration, then strategizing in Calif. Gays look to Mass. in battle to keep marriage rights”

California chief justice says same-sex marriage ruling was one of his toughest

    But as he read the legal arguments, the 68-year-old moderate Republican was drawn by memory to a long ago trip he made with his European immigrant parents through the American South. There, the signs warning “No Negro” or “No colored” left “quite an indelible impression on me,” he recalled in a wide-ranging interview Friday.


  • Posted: 05/19/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.latimes.com

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John McCain and Barack Obama: Two visions of the Supreme Court