Spanish education course similar to “totalitarian indoctrination,” says Cuban immigrant

Ideology behind distribution of abortion pill in Spain, claims pro-life organization

National Institutes of Health approves more embryonic stem cell lines for funding

In Egyptian courts, Christian rights are not equal to those of Muslims

Manitoba U study links abortion and mental illness/suicide

UK: Baby that survived botched abortion was rejected for cleft lip and palate

6 out of 10 migrant women raped in Mexico, activists say

The ACLU Approves Limits on Speech: On campaign contributions, a dramatic about-face.

    Floyd Abrams, Ira Glass and Joel Gora write at the Wall Street Journal: “If that headline has a certain man bites dog quality, it’s because for almost 40 years the ACLU was the one major liberal organization that opposed campaign finance restrictions as violating the First Amendment . . . Nonetheless, we’ve come to this: The premier First Amendment organization in America now favors limitations on the First Amendment in the area in which all agree it must have its most powerful application—political speech during election campaigns.”

    “Mr. Abrams represented Sen. Mitch McConnell in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Mr. Glasser was executive director of the ACLU from 1978-2001. Mr. Gora, a professor at Brooklyn Law School, is counsel to ACLU on campaign finance cases.”

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Republican Leader: We’ll Try to Repeal Pro-Abortion Health Care if We Win House

Malawi move to ban polygamy angers Muslims

Florida House ignores sexting bill

Scottish end-of-life bill blasted by medics

Constitutional Law Attorney John Eastman wins major first amendment case at Ninth Circuit

UK: Mum’s fury as charity offers condoms to kids

Canada: BC hospitals refuse to release abortion data

Kenyan churches oppose constitution over abortion, Islamic courts

Mich. couple write book about embryo mix-up

“Military tells Congress to keep gay ban for now”

Michael Gerson: The foreign policy culture war – abortion and contraception

UK: Errors at IVF clinics ‘almost double’ in 12 months

Sen. Levin to fast track normalization of homosexual behavior in the military before elections

    “We’ve learned from our friends on the Hill that in the next few weeks Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) will introduce an amendment to the FY 2011 Defense Authorization bill for either a moratorium on the enforcement of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (DADT) or an outright repeal of the policy. If the Senate fast-tracks the process, it would short-circuit the military’s review of any potential fallout from the change.”

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Two Church of Christ in Nigeria journalists killed in Jos

Catholic League: NY Times editorial creep confuses pedophilia with homosexual behavior

Vatican forces Miami Archbishop to resign 8 months short of retirement? “Gay superculture” in the diocese?

FRC Applauds Rep. Kingston’s Effort to Keep the Military From Being Used as a Vehicle to Advance a Political Agenda

PA: Prosecutors barred from charging girls in sexting case

Adoption by lesbian couple violated Brazilian law, say prosecutors

Icelandic church delays decision on same-sex “marriage”

Poll affirms a vote for judicial know-how; 22% view “gay” nominee as “negative factor”

Report Exposes Unacceptable Risks of Changing Pentagon’s Homosexual Exclusion Policy

    Christian Newswire: “A change in policy would put our soldiers in a confrontation with another deadly enemy – not the homosexuals themselves, but the health problems and life-threatening diseases associated with their lifestyles,” says Cliff Kincaid, the veteran journalist who heads the public policy group, America’s Survival, Inc. (ASI). The 60-page ASI report, written by writer and researcher Dale O’Leary, is available at”

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VA: License plate battle finally comes to end

Kansas House fails to override abortion veto by 2 votes

Florida House Sends Bill for Pre-Abortion Ultrasound to Governor

Religious Land Use Attorney Dan Dalton to Moderate and Present at ABA Conference on RLUIPA Law

Texas’ top criminal appeals judge fined $100,000

Jordan Lorence: What universities can learn from the Mojave Cross decision

Erik Stanley: Church bells ringing since 16th Century under attack

Michael Nazir-Ali: The legal threat to our spiritual tradition

Florida Republican retiring from Congress

Obama Says Liberal Courts May Have Overreached

No on 8 groups relent; turn over documents

Nurse forced to assist in abortion sues Mt. Sinai Hospital second time

Illinois: “Bullying and gay rights”

Court ruling threatens National Day of Prayer

NY nurse forced to help with abortion files another suit against hospital

Stars and Stripes: Conservatives insist “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal will harm chaplains

Court: NJ school wronged pro-life student

Reversal of anti-Christian policy applauded

Conservatives call out Michael Steele on his refusal to endorse ex-gays

“The Saudis argue about sexual equality: With the king’s permission, the debate is hotting up”

    The Economist: ” . . . a broader groundswell of debate that is beginning to erode the religious conservatives’ long-uncontested control. Saudi Arabia’s beleaguered liberals had placed high hopes in King Abdullah, who succeeded to the throne in 2005 with a reputation for reformist tendencies. But the 85-year-old monarch has proved wary of provoking a conservative backlash. It is only now that slow, gentle pressure from the top is producing inklings of change.”

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U.S. Supreme Court’s cross ruling provides strong support for Utah roadside crosses

Retired chaplains oppose “Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell” repeal

Wendy Kaminer: National Prayer Day

“Sen. Harry Reid’s Immigration Proposal Includes Gay Families”

Archbishop John Nienstedt: “Let’s protect the meaning of marriage: The case for a constitutional amendment in Minnesota.”

“Gay marriage threatens family stability”

Federal judge to hear arguments Friday in dispute over C. Ind. school’s graduation prayer

AR: ACLU lawsuit against city still a possibility

MI: Muslim Woman Loses Suit Against Judge Who Banned Hijab In Courtroom

Obama pushes D.C. statehood

The Liberal Media’s Assault on Christianity

LA Times: “The Mojave cross ruling: a blow to the 1st Amendment”

White House: No new drilling efforts until probe of explosion is done

Hillary mum on Islam’s treatment of women

Hawaii House passes civil unions in surprise vote

Supreme Court Stat Pack

Franciscan brings pro-life views to Obama’s Bioethics Commission

Spain jobless rate tops 20%, adds to debt worries

House Approves Puerto Rico Statehood Vote

    Fox News: “The House of Representatives voted Thursday to allow Puerto Ricans to decide their own political future and relationship with the United States. The vote was 223 to 169. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., voted present. The bill introduced a two-step ballot measure for Puerto Rico to decide if its residents want to change their current relationship with the United States.”

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