Teenage Wasteland: Jobless Rate For Young Is 25%—and Rising

Doctors pushed paralyzed Irish man to refuse ventilator and die

“Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for gay slur”

The decline of India’s girls

Il. House rejects tightening abortion clinic regs

Canada among countries debating niqab bans

4th Circuit: Mom can’t collect benefits for child born in vitro years after dad died

Justice Department Joins Case against Jail’s Bibles-Only Policy

Hijab for girls in Christian schools? No thanks, says Dutch court

Kansas Governor signs bills restricting abortion

Russia: Four wives always better than one?

Canada: Polyamorists say their secular relationships wrongly targeted by polygamy law

France may outlaw prostitution to combat slavery and trafficking

Fourteen members have been named to the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations, ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) has announced.

Florida: Religious Freedom Act Passes Senate Judiciary Committee

    WCTV.tv: Private, faith-based organizations can often provide valuable services for less money than the public sector, therefore lowering government costs for taxpayers. However, current constitutional language prohibits the state from tapping into these potential resources, according to a Florida Senate release.

  • Posted: 04/13/2011
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: www.wctv.tv

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North Carolina County Drops Abortions From Employee Health Plan

Would the burqa ban stand up at the European court?

Sen. Lindsey Graham blocks judicial nominations over $40,000 in port funding

IMF warning: Many European banks on shaky ground

From Culture Wars to Conscience Wars

Maggie Gallagher: Prop 8 Supporters File Motion Accusing Judge Walker of Illegally Releasing Videotape

“Gay adoption” opt out legislation fails in Illinois Senate

MN legislature advances new restrictions on abortions

UK: Fears that university has been infiltrated by Islamist extremists

Group alleges abuse because of sexual orientation

    AP: “An advocacy group has filed 13 civil rights complaints on behalf of homosexual and transgender immigrants who it says were abused and neglected while in custody at detention centers run by the Department of Homeland Security in nine states.”

  • Posted: 04/13/2011
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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  • Source: hosted.ap.org

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Arizona Senate approves bill to require President to prove birth

Text of Obama Speech on the Deficit

Outrage after North Dakota GOP senator suddenly tables historic measure banning all abortions

Georgia House Wants No Abortion Funding Under Obamacare Law

Arizona: Brewer Signs Bill Ending Tax Credits for Planned Parenthood

Pro-Life Groups Seek Calls on Planned Parenthood, Obamacare Vote

Poll: 54 Percent Oppose Giving Planned Parenthood Tax Money

Robert Knight: How the unions wage war, what about politicization of the Wisconsin judiciary

    Robert Knight at Townhall: It seems like only yesterday that progressives were warning us about “politicizing the judiciary.” That was after Iowa’s voters declined last November to retain three Supreme Court justices who had ruled to overturn the state’s marriage law. Today, after a feverish and expensive campaign by unions to remove conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser, you’ll hear no such talk.

  • Posted: 04/13/2011
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: townhall.com

Forbes: “A Novel Tax Tactic In The Fight For School Choice”

Michael Medved: Backers of Planned Parenthood Should Check Chinese Example

    Michael Medved at Townhall: Those who insist that Planned Parenthood deserves its sacred claim on federal support ought to consult Chinese demographers about the long-term impact of governmental policies that officially discourage procreation. At a time of soaring budget deficits, catastrophic national debt and a sputtering recovery it makes no sense to invest $300,000,000 of taxpayer money on a private organization committed to slowing population growth and, inevitably, exacerbating each of these economic problems.

  • Posted: 04/13/2011
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  • Category: Sanctity of Life
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  • Source: townhall.com

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Washington Times: Kagan’s government money grab

Guns In Church For Self-Defense OK’d By Virginia Attorney General

Preacher Sues School District Over Students’ Rights To Wear T-Shirts

Swiss Court rules in case of Hindu protesters who planned to burn Bible, Qur’an

Alliance Defense Fund Proceeding with Suit Against St. Michael-Albertville School Distric

NH: ‘Objectionable’ Bible verses reinstated

Chuck Colson: Whither Free Speech?

Arizona Voucher Bill Would Give Parents Control Over Account

Stem Cells: The Scientists Knew They Were Lying?

Arizona state senator faces recall effort

Dutch anti-Islam politician’s speech trial resumes