Colorado: Religion in private’ OK, declares ACLU: New limits on Christians leave family groups reeling

Washington Times: “Protest gives preview of abortion debate”

    The Washington Times reports: . . . Calling abortions “womb lynchings” and “black genocide,” a group of 60 black demonstrators marched on the headquarters of the Democratic and Republican parties to voice their outrage over the practice. The protesters also …


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.washingtontimes.com

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Scotland: Government distributes morning-after pills for free

    The Christian Institute reports: “The morning-after pill is to be given out free of charge at Scotland’s chemists. Ministers have announced the scheme as teen pregnancy rates reach their highest level since 1998.”


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.christian.org.uk

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UK: Force public bodies to promote ‘gay rights’

    The Christian Institute reports: “Public bodies like schools, the police, and local councils should be forced by law to promote ‘gay rights’, says Britain’s leading homosexual lobby group. Homosexual-only shortlists for Parliamentary candidates should also be permitted, Stonewall says.”


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.christian.org.uk

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San Francisco Chronicle: Parents should have the right to choose homeschooling

Personhood Amendment fails to qualify for Montana ballot

    The Missoulian reports: Opponents of an proposed constitutional amendment to ban abortion by defining a fertilized human egg as a “person” announced Tuesday the measure has failed to gain enough support to qualify for the November ballot. Constitutional Initiative 100 …


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.missoulian.com

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Polls Highlight American Views on Homosexuality

Virginia: Strip-club owner sentenced to 60 days on sex charges

    The Richmond Times Dispatch reports: “Moore escaped having to face trial on two felony charges for filming sex with a 17-year-old girl. Had he been convicted of producing child pornography as originally charged, he would have faced a prison term …


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.inrich.com

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Govt urged to legalise sex industry in South Africa

Massachusetts: “Adult entertainment license sought in Mendon”

Illinois: Christian leaders protest United Way connection to Planned Parenthood

Florida: School board to pay $325,000 in legal fees to ACLU

ACLU To Open New South Carolina Office

Michael Medved: “Marital Intercourse: Uniquely Intimate, Uniquely Significant”

8th Circuit: S.D. can enforce women’s “right to know” abortion law

Lesbian couples make up large majority of Calif. ‘gay marriages’

International conference eyes fight on “homophobia”

Colorado: Atheist group may look at Mesa County prayer next

Congressional transgender hearings

“Obama’s wife says he’ll fight for gay equality”

Islamic Agreements in American Courts

“Supreme Court Adopts Individual Rights Interpretation of the Ninth Amendment”

McCain announces support for the California Protection of Marriage initiative

The Consequences of No: The Irish Referendum and the Treaty of Lisbon

Forceful Minimalism, Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Inc., and the Prudence of ‘Not Doing’

George Will: Shining a Supreme Light on the Candidates

David Limbaugh: Evolving Standards of Indecency

Georgetown Law Prof: Scalia’s 2nd Amendment opinion is the finest example of “original public meaning” jurisprudence ever

Jeremiah G. Dys: In defense of democracy and marriage

Monogamous same-sex adultery

Gideon Bible Distribution Case Briefed at the Federal Court of Appeals

Beware: Increasing porn on the iPhone, but parental controls available

“Court’s refusal to rule kills same-sex petition plan: Oregon voters wanted to make decision on new privileges for homosexuals”

White House Hosts Conference On Faith-Based Initiative

    The Religion Clause has this post that begins: “Yesterday and today the White House is hosting the ‘Innovations in Effective Compassion’ National Conference, a meeting of over 1000 people interested in the federal Faith Based and Community Initiatives.”


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: religionclause.blogspot.com

9th Circuit Rules In Favor of Egyptian Coptics Seeking Asylum

President Speaks At National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast

    The Religion Clause Blog reports: “Yesterday the President attended the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast. In remarks (full text) he said: ‘Each of you here this morning is here to celebrate a simple and powerful act — prayer to an Almighty …


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: religionclause.blogspot.com

Just-completed term marked by paradox

Pen in hand, Scalia leaves his mark