3rd Circuit rejects constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania homeschool oversight rules

U.S. attorney, N.J. attorney general stress stopping human trafficking

‘Protect women forced to sell sex’

    The Independent Online reports: Moves to legalise the sex industry that suggest women voluntarily choose prostitution as a viable profession should be vociferously opposed, a multinational conference focusing on the impact of the 2010 World Cup on trafficking of women …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.iol.co.za

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So . . . Why Did I Write This? The Delusion of Determinism

    Albert Mohler has this post on his Blog that begins: The subversion of moral responsibility is one of the most significant developments of recent decades. Though this subversion was originally philosophical, more recent efforts have been based in biology and …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.albertmohler.com

Free Exercise and Vagueness Defenses Raised In Charges Over Death of Child

    The Religion Clause Blog reports: “In Wausau,Wisconsin, according to WISN News, a couple charged with reckless homicide plead not guilty yesterday and are raising constitutional defenses. Dale and Leilani Neumann merely prayed for the recovery of their 11-year old daughter, …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: religionclause.blogspot.com

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For Coach, God and Archery Are a Package Deal

Personnel Changes At Two Federal Religion Agencies

Generals Criticized For Endorsing Spiritual Book

Virginia: City code could close sex video business after obscenity conviction

Study: Vouchers improve education

ACLU appeals federal decision in Ga. prayer case

La. gov won’t renew anti-discrimination order

Denver: “Gays arrive to push anti-bias agenda”

Bush plan would blunt state birth control law

    The San Francisco Chronicle reports: A proposed Bush administration regulation on contraception and abortion would stop California from enforcing a state law that requires Catholic hospitals and charities to provide birth control coverage for thousands of female employees, state Attorney …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.sfgate.com

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ACLU: End Beating of Children in Public Schools

ACLU: “Federal Court Rules U.S. Government May Not Deliberately Subvert California’s Medical Marijuana Laws”

Australian Woman Dies from Taking Birth Control Pill

Lithuanian Government Bans EU Pro-Homosexual Tour Truck

Federalist Society Online Debate: Same Sex “Marriage”

Pro-Life Group Urges Response to Biased Report on Abortion, Mental Health

    LifeNews.com reports: “One of the nation’s top pro-life organizations is asking pro-life advocates to contact the American Psychological Association and urge calls and emails concerning its recent abortion report. The APA dismissed insurmountable evidence that abortion causes mental health problems …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.lifenews.com

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55 men netted in 8-month Calif. child porn probe

6th Cir. Judges support Tenn. school’s Confederate flag ban

    The AP reports: A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in favor of a Tennessee school system that banned the Confederate battle flag because of concerns the symbol could inflame racial tensions at a high school . . . The …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous

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Fla. town backs ex-principal in “gay student” case as “sensitivity” training begins

“Gay Activist Tim Gill Rewards N.Y. Lawmakers Who Voted to Gut Marriage”

Democrats Move Left on Abortion

    Naomi Schaefer Riley has this report in the Wall Street Journal that concludes: Next week, Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey Jr. will be giving a speech at the convention in Denver. Mr. Casey, whose father, a former governor of Pennsylvania, was …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: online.wsj.com

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Ex Post Facto Clause Error in Trafficking Case Prompts New Trial

    Mark Hamblett reports in the National Law Journal: A man accused of human trafficking under the guise of a consensual sadomasochistic relationship will get a new trial because of the ex post facto clause to the U.S. Constitution. Glenn Marcus …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.law.com

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NH: Town alters policy after flier lawsuit, attempts to restrict forum rather than allow free speech

In Idaho, It’s a Race Between Two Law Schools, One Private, One Public

    Peter Page reports in the National Law Journal: The University of Idaho is proposing to open a law school campus in Boise, the state capital, before a private law school does. Donald L. Burnett Jr., dean of the public University …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: www.law.com

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‘Little guy’ wins porn conviction – why can’t the feds?

The Real Story of the Democrats’ Abortion Plank

    Steve Walden has this post on the Wall Street Journal’s Political Perceptions Blog. He writes: “We put a woman’s right to choose in a lock box and strengthened the language significantly,” he says. “We needed it to assure that we …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: blogs.wsj.com

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The Perils of a Lower Drinking Age

    Steve Chapman has this commentary on Townhall. He begins: Life is full of surprises, and some 100 college presidents think they have stumbled on one. They think there is too much problem drinking on campus — no surprise there — …


  • Posted: 08/21/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: townhall.com

Rebecca Hagelin: The Culture Battle

Lesbian’s ‘Right’ to Insemination Shouldn’t Trump Conscience, Doctors Say

“Now on the Hallmark aisle: Gay marriage cards”