Glen Lavy: Rejecting Marriage Amendment challenge was Cal. court’s only rational option

Birth Control Extremists: Vascectomy fad among young men for “liberation”

    Men.style.com reports: “Young, single men terrified of unwanted pregnancies, and sick of condoms, are turning to vasectomies for liberation.” The article concludes: . . . there are rumblings of experiments in China with a simple surgical procedure in which tubes …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: men.style.com

“Connecticut Court Orders Birth Certificate Listing Only Gay Dads in Gestational Surrogacy Case”

    Leonard Link reports: Judge Lloyd Cutsumpas, of the Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, ordered that two gay men from New York who contracted with a Connecticut woman to be their “gestational surrogate” are entitled to have only their names listed …


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Nebraska: Judy argues teen’s nudity protected by law

Court: Atheist organization can’t sue over treatment center for troubled children

NC: “Bullying bill dies over gay controversy”

Christians do not need to fear Islamic take-over in UK, says Interserve head

    Quoting Steve Bell, the National Director of Interserve and “expert on Muslim issues”, Christian Today reports: “The West is now the crucible in which Islam is being openly debated and modified for the  21st century. I suggest the outcome of …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.christiantoday.com

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Mike Johnson on Vicki McKenna: The Growing Threat to Religious Freedom

Ga. Pro-Lifers Encouraged by County’s Support of ‘Personhood Amendment’

    The Christian Post reports: Georgia pro-lifers were encouraged Tuesday after residents of the state’s fastest growing county voted overwhelmingly in support of an amendment to the Georgia State Constitution that would grant the paramount right to life to “each human …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: christianpost.com

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Indiana: Judge accepts deal in sex shop dispute

Texas: Bible Electives Pass State Board

California: Judge Strikes City’s Combined Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance

Oklahoma AG Supports Effort to Limit Child Pornography

    The agreement will allow Internet service providers to access NCMEC’s database of web sites identified as containing child pornography. The providers can use this information to ensure that no such site is hosted on servers owned or controlled by any NCTA member company.


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Source: www.oag.ok.gov

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Concordia U Plans to Open New Law School in Boise, Idaho

“Lesbian Appeals Firing From Publicly-Funded Baptist Group Home In Kentucky”

Senate agrees to triple anti-AIDS funding

Ovulation control gene discovered

McCain hasn’t ignited the passions of evangelicals

    The AP reports: In the ongoing AP-Yahoo News Poll, only 10 percent of white evangelical Christians say they are excited by this election, compared with 20 percent of Americans overall. A third of these evangelicals said they were interested in …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Source: news.lp.findlaw.com

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The Rapid Decline of the New York Times

United Nations Pressures Lithuania, Slovakia, Others to Promote Abortion

    LifeNews.com reports: “In the most recent session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) meetings in New York, committee members pressed countries on abortion in the guise of talking about maternal mortality, family planning and contraceptive …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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The Physiology of Motherhood: Studies Show ‘Natural High’ in Brains of Mothers Looking at Their babies

    LifeSiteNews.com reports: “Recent brain imaging studies conducted in The Human Neuro-imaging Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas show that a mother is triggered physiologically by as little as a picture of her child.”   The article also discusses the …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifesitenews.com

New Book Cites US and UN-Manufactured Scares over Population Growth

    LifeSiteNews.com reports: In the new book ” Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population,” Columbia University historian Matthew Connelly shows how the population control movement created “future projections as evidence” of overpopulation, then justified “casualties” in the war on …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifesitenews.com

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A Swiss “Extremist” Against Islamic Law

    Diana West has this commentary on Townhall. She writes: “Explain the minaret ban,” I asked . . . Discussing the “long progression” of Islam — now 4.3 percent of Switzerland’s mainly Christian population of 7.5 million — into Swiss life, …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.townhall.com

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Eugene Volokh: Islamic agreements in civil courts, an Ohio ruling and more

The Natural Right of Self Defense

    Jim Lindgren has this post on the Volokh Conspiracy Blog discussing the recent 2nd Amendment ruling by the Supreme Court.  The debate has now turned to the scope of the right even in the face of new D.C. gun registration …


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.volokh.com

Rethinking the Procreative Right

Thomas E. Woods Jr.: Authority Issues—Is There Sovereignty Beyond the State?

    . . . one could, without doing violence to the overall theory, conclude that sovereignty (to the extent we wish to make use of this concept) in the final analysis resides in the family, the primordial unit of the Althusian apparatus.


  • Posted: 07/18/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.takimag.com

Becket Fund: Presidential candidates should support law to protect Americans from foreign defamation judgements

Wisconsin High Court: Diocese Had No Duty To Warn Teacher’s Future Employers

Illinois: Lake Bluff man declares his $3M home a church, gets $80k annual tax break

Anglican theological giant, J.I. Packer, speaks out on video: Battle over homosexual relationships strikes at the heart of the Gospel

Florida: Riviera Beach now can enforce ‘saggy pants’ law

PFOX Exposes Dangers Of Self-Identifying As ‘Gay’ Before Maturity

Sen. Harry Reid Claims Judges Don’t Matter to Americans

World Court seeks to block 5 U.S. executions

Beyond Theocracy and Secularism (Part I): Toward a New Paradigm for Law and Religion

Pornography, Coercion, and Copyright Law 2.0