Maryland: Bouncer at Strip Club Slain

California: “Court Rejects Attempt to Keep Out Bible Club at High School”

Judge rejects N.Y. strip club’s lawsuit

Connecticut: Stripper dies, found unconscious in strip club

Suicide Bill Approved by California Legislature Awaits Action by Gov. Schwarzenegger

Lambda Legal: “Gay Couple Settles Lawsuit against University of Hawai`i Following Denial of Family Housing”

Your Tax Dollars Fund Planned Parenthood’s Shocking New Web Site For Youth

Matt Bowman: Playing god while lamenting religion in politics

    Abortion advocates are actually inserting religion into the abortion debate . . . Instead of using science, like pro-lifers do, they judge for themselves and for the rest of us which human beings can be killed . . . They play God.


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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Log Cabin Republicans endorse McCain, 48% of Republican delegates back marriage redefinition or civil unions

YouTube Censors Investigative Videos Critical of Planned Parenthood

GOP Convention: 250 protesters arrested, including Amy Goodman

    The San Francisco Chronicle reports: “Police used pepper spray and tear gas to quell breakaway demonstrators from an otherwise peaceful anti-war demonstration Monday outside the Republican National Convention, after the splinter groups smashed department store and police car windows.”


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: www.sfgate.com

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Fellowships for Aspiring Law Professors

TIME Magazine: “Was a Would-Be Saint Gay?”

    TIME magazine offers this report: The long-running battle between gay rights activists and the Vatican has moved into the realm of the dead. With 19th century Anglican convert Cardinal John Henry Newman, arguably the greatest Catholic thinker from the English-speaking …


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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  • Category: Global
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  • Source: www.time.com

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Law schools ranked for clinical programs

    Legal Blog Watch reports: Yale University Law School far outranks other law schools in the number of clinical opportunities it offers students, according to a ranking published in the September issue of National Jurist. . . . National Jurist ranked …


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: legalblogwatch.typepad.com

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More On Sarah Palin, Her Religion and Her Views On Church-State Issues

8th Circuit Interprets Non-Curriculum Group For Purposes of Equal Access

    The Religion Clause Blog describes and links to the ruling: “Straights and Gays for Equality (SAGE) v. Osseo Area Schools, (8th Cir., Aug. 29, 2008). “Applying a definition of non-curriculum related groups developed by the U.S. Supreme Court in a …


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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NY: State court upholds governor’s directive to recognize foreign same sex “marriages”

Does the Constitutional Norm of Separation of Church and State Justify the Denial of Tax Exemption to Churches that Engage in Partisan Political Speech

New Blog: “All the letters not fit to print” for those tired of the media’s effort to silence opposition to the “gay lobby”

US, Europe Mount Opposition To Defamation of Religion Call At UN

Joe Martins on Wallbuilders Live: Pro-lifers on campus

Erik Stanley on Wallbuilders: Pastors need not fear the IRS

School Vouchers and Student Achievement: Recent Evidence, Remaining Questions.

Law named for slain Laci Peterson, unborn son yet to be tested

    McClatchy News carries this report: Congress commemorated the slain California woman by passing the controversial Laci and Conner’s Law and creating a new federal crime of killing an unborn child . . . The rhetoric was emphatic on all sides. …


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.mcclatchydc.com

Federal court considers issue of whether the U.S. is at war

    How Appealing links to an opinion by the United States for the District of Massachusetts that considers the question of whether the United States is at war. The opinion: United States v. Prosperi, No. 06-10116-RGS (D. Mass. Aug. 28, 2008)


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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Free Exercise, Free Speech, and ‘Mere Religious Worship’

‘Founders’ prayer violated Constitution as they wrote it’

November Ballots Include Abortion Issues

8th Circuit: Students have right to wear armbands to protest dress code

    The constitutionality of the uniform policy is not at issue—it has been deemed constitutional. We find defendants’ attempts to meaningfully distinguish Tinker unconvincing. We hold that Tinker . . . is dispositive.


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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When sex becomes an addiction

Abortion, Forced Eviction from our First Home: Compassionate people don’t support baby killing

    Keith Fournier has this article on Catholic.org discussing efforts by “Catholic” Democrats to convince others that their stand on abortion is acceptable. He writes: People are sick and tired of the lie behind the claims of compassion and the expression …


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: www.catholic.org

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Palin’s daughter: 17 and pregnant

    Santorum added: “You don’t want to see [her] obviously, getting involved in sex outside of marriage. That’s not a good thing. … You take something that is not a good thing . . . and you turn it into the best thing possible . . .


  • Posted: 09/02/2008
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: online.wsj.com

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Corvino: Why moral approval matters