Fla. court: Voters should get say on ending discrimination against faith-based charities

Canada: Prof crusades to change hooker laws

    The Edmonton Sun reports: He’s challenging the constitutionality of Criminal Code sections outlawing common bawdy houses and living off the avails of prostitution. Young argues the current, Byzantine regime –where selling sex is legal, but the rules governing prostitution make …


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.edmontonsun.com

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Mexican sex workers want place at AIDS conference

Saudi Arabia to Deport 15 Christians

    The Christian Newswire reports: Deportation Comes Two Weeks after King Abdullah Calls for Reconciliation between Muslims and Christians at Saudi Hosted Interfaith Dialog The Washington-DC based human rights group, International Christian Concern (ICC) www.persecution.org has learned that Saudi Arabia is …


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.christiannewswire.com

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Catholic Conference Endorses Cal. Marriage Measure

“New Connecticut Decisions Differ on Enforcement of Gestational Surrogacy Agreements Involving Gay Male Couples”

    Leonard Link reports: “Different Connecticut trial judges issued decisions on July 9 and July 10 in lawsuits seeking full enforcement of gestational surrogacy agreements between gay male couples and married women who had agreed to bear children for them.”


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: newyorklawschool.typepad.com

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New Mexico Court: Sperm donor liable for child support despite contrary written agreement with lesbians

German Court Keeps Five Kids Because Parents are Homeschoolers

    HSLDA reports: A homeschooling family in Southern Germany spent six hours in a grueling German Family Court session this week with the hopes of regaining custody of their six homeschooled children, who have been held in state custody since January. …


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.hslda.org

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Nevada: Alleged shooter in Vegas strip club melee indicted

S. Africa: Cape “sex worker” may appeal court ruling

    The Independent Online reports: “A Capetonian sex worker, known as Kylie, is considering steps to appeal against a labour court ruling that she does not have any labour rights because her job is illegal.”


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.iol.co.za

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LA Times Database: Prop 8 Donors and Opponents

Interview with editors of “From Crayons to Condoms”

TX: AG Abbott Takes Action To Uphold ‘ Moment Of Silence’ Statute

California: “Gay couples use weddings to wage ballot fight”

    The AP has this report on fundraising efforts by same sex couples.  “But cake toppers and pamphlets aren’t the only way same-sex couples are fighting Proposition 8, which would amend the state’s constitution to recognize only marriage between a man …


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: ap.google.com

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India Court Rejects Late-Term Abortion on Supposedly Disabled Unborn Baby

    LifeNews.com reports: “After a panel of physicians weighed in on the case, the Bombay High Court on Monday denied a request from a couple who wanted a late-term abortion on a baby who is supposedly physically disabled.”


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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Democrats could have small fight over abortion language in platform

    Baptist Press reports: On one side of the debate are Jim Wallis and Tony Campolo, two evangelicals who want language placed in the Democratic Party platform calling for a reduction in abortions. Campolo sits on the platform committee. On the …


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.bpnews.net

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“Americans United Deplores Florida Court’s Decision Allowing Deceptive Amendments On November Ballot”

9th Circuit hears dispute over church rights

“AIDS Prevention Focus Returns to Gay Men at Mexico Conference”

Shearman & Sterling Sacks Associate After Strip Club Complaint

3rd Circuit upholds ruling against Temple University “speech code”

U.S. Supreme Court may have the opportunity to consider sex toys ban

South Carolina Legislator Says Lord’s Prayer In New Display Law Is “Poison Pill”

Vikram David Amar and Alan Brownstein: Religious Freedom vs. Same Sex “Marriage”

Thousands of D.C. families welcome school choice. Why doesn’t the city government?

Florida: Proposal ties school vouchers to more popular issue

Reviving the Culture Wars in the Academy

    In a remarkably facile bit of reporting, Patricia Cohen, writing in The New York Times (July 3, 2008), claims that the young faculty slowly replacing Baby Boomers in the contemporary university are creatures of a decidedly more “moderate” political stamp.


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.firstprinciplesjournal.com

UK: What does the Catholic Church really think about embryo research?

NYT: “Weighing the Health Benefits of Birth Control”

    Unveiled in 1960, the birth control pill revolutionized contraception. Yet despite an abundance of birth control options today, almost half the pregnancies in this country are unintended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than in any other developed nation. What’s the reason?


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: health.nytimes.com

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Russia mourns death of Alexander Solzhenitsyn

    Reuters reports: Russians on Monday mourned Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the author and dissident whose criticism of the tyranny of Soviet rule made him one of the bravest figures of the 20th century. Solzhenitsyn, a Nobel literature laureate, died of heart failure …


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.reuters.com

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Cal. Prop. 4 abortion parental notification measure challenged in court

    The LA Times reports: “The teen whose death led to calls for parental notification in abortion cases was married and had a child. Critics of California’s Prop. 4 file a suit asking to remove her story from the voter guide.”


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.latimes.com

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Texas: Medellin set to die Tuesday for Ertman-Peña killings

The Emergence of First Amendment Academic Freedom

Globalization and International Law

“N.J. justices add religion jokes to workplace ban”

International Delegations and the Values of Federalism

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

S. Michael Craven: In Defense of Marriage – Part V

The Reagan Revolution in the Network of Law

Why Mixed-Status Marriages need an Immigration Remedy

    Part II illustrates how current immigration law runs counter to United States pro-marriage policy, promotes separation of spouses in mixed-status marriages, and has a negative economic impact.


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family

“Democrats Told To Include Gay Issues In Platform”

    365Gay.com reports: “Democrats crafting the party platform were told Friday to include LGBT issues . . . A record number of LGBT delegates are expected at this year’s convention. “


  • Posted: 08/04/2008
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.365gay.com

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