Ohio senators consider abortion changes

Gov. Jan Brewer names D.C. attorney as lead counsel in SB 1070 petition

Wyoming Supreme Court: State can grant same-sex couple a “divorce”

105,000 Christians martyred yearly, says European official

European Court to rule on Christian discrimination cases

Senate confirms White House lawyer Donald Verrilli to succeed Elena Kagan as solicitor general – The Washington Post

‘Wallpaper’ of sexual imagery surrounds children: UK gov’t-commissioned report

Italians not having kids, and now, not getting married either: new stats

Traditional marriage supporter hit on head with beer bottle, banner ripped to shreds | LifeSiteNews.com

Lawmakers Propose Teen ‘Sexting’ Law

“Half of force trained on gay ban repeal”

    AP: “So far this seems to be a non-event,” Gen. Peter Chiarelli, vice chief of staff for the Army, told reporters recently. But, he warned, “This is not going to happen without incident – I’d be crazy to say that. Somewhere along the line something is going to occur. But we’re doing everything we can to head that off in training.”

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Liberty Counsel Presents Oral Argument for Personhood in Mississippi Supreme Court

NM: “Jilted ex-boyfriend puts up abortion billboard”

“Louisiana House Debates Sweeping Abortion Ban”

Split between Alex Salmond and Kenny MacAskill over UK Supreme Court

Wisc. Supreme Court skeptical of injunction against new law limiting collective bargaining

    JSOnline: State Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism during a hearing Monday about a Dane County judge’s ability to halt a law limiting collective bargaining by public workers, as Republicans who control the Legislature watched for signals the court would act quickly.

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Religion Clause: Kentucky Appeals Court Upholds Convictions of Amish For Refusing To Display Vehicle Emblem

Commodity Bubbles Caused by Speculators Need Intervention, UN Agency Says

Two More Illinois Catholic Adoption Agencies Opt Out Over Civil Unions

Texas’ Perry urges other governors to join him at prayer event

Religion Clause

Court orders new look at Pa. city immigration law

Brian Raum: The Hidden Risk in Anti-Bullying Proposals

Judge Holds Hearing on Indiana Law De-Funding Planned Parenthood

Shale Drilling Creates 48,000 Jobs in Pennsylvania

    NCPA Policy Digest: There’s been nearly a 1,300 percent increase in core Marcellus Shale industry jobs in Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier counties of Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wyoming since 2008, according to a Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry report, says Pennlive.com.

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Is American’s Love Affair with Kids Waning?

    NCPA Policy Digest: Children, the mainstay of suburbia and residential neighborhoods across the nation for more than a half-century, are fewer and increasingly sparse in many places. The share of the population under age 18 has dropped in 95 percent of U.S. counties since 2000, says USA Today.

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The Islamophobia Machine: Tracing Why South Carolina Is Pushing A Bill To Ban Sharia

Czech Republic Scraps Bill to Fund Abortions for EU Residents

Late-Term Abortion Plans at University of Wisconsin Stopped

Third Pro-Life Legal Group Backs Indiana Planned Parenthood Law

TX college set straight on ‘adoption priorities’

Bible club reinstated at Long Island high school

“ACLU Participates in First-Ever Federal Summit on LGBT Youth”

Court Ruling on Schools Could Force City Churches to Find New Homes -

Anti-abortion students withdraw Minn. school suit

In Depth Analysis : Federal Rulings Against Catholic Colleges Raise Hard Truths

Abortions for foreigners not a Czech obligation

Debate over church, school space

ADF: “Prague: Parliament puts ‘Czech’ on cheap abortions for foreigners”

First Amendment protects prayer, not obscene violence

Senators tell Biden to reject GOP Medicare plan

CDC study: Gay, bisexual teens do riskier things