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”

    The AP reports: “Barack Obama will fight for equal rights for gays just as he fought to help working-class families overcome poverty, the Democratic presidential hopeful’s wife told a gay Democratic group Thursday.”


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: ap.google.com

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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

    David Benkof has this commentary in the San Francisco Chronicle. He writes: I argue against same-sex marriage in part because I think the gay and lesbian community barely understands marriage, particularly the part about fidelity . . . But my …


  • Posted: 06/27/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family

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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