Irish President addresses freedom of religion

Union backers get enough signatures to challenge Idaho educational reforms

    AP: A group of parents and teachers who want to dump the education overhaul have met a June deadline to gather enough signatures to put three repeal measures on the November 2012 ballot. More than 72,000 people signed each of three petitions to put the new Idaho laws to referendum votes next year.

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Fewer Swedish teen girls getting abortions, but late term and overal abortions numbers increase

Calls for Indonesia to protect religious freedom

UK: NHS increases condom distribution

UK: New Bill tackles Sharia courts

Americans’ Declining Urge to Marry and the Burden on Economic Growth

“The Earth Is Full”: Thomas Freidman at the NY Times

“Might Bullying Battle in Canada Hide Gay Agenda? Controversial Claim Merits Consideration”

Catholic school board bars lesbian comedian from performing in Toronto – The Globe and Mail

How Western agencies are using billions to foist their population agenda on Filipinos

Do ‘equalities’ laws violate rights of Christians? European Court asks British government

Labor unions join fight to redefine marriage in NY

    : Ross Levi, the executive director of the Empire State Pride Agenda, appeared with representatives of the Capital District Area Labor Federation, Civil Service Employees Association, Public Employees Federation, New York State United Teachers, Service Employees International Union, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local #2 and Capital District Chapter of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement to announce last week their support for a same-sex marriage law this session.

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TX: Health Reform Bill Alters Family Planning Funding — Abortion

Abortion Billboard Lands New Mexico Man In Court With Ex-Girlfriend

Pa. Senate OKs bill to limit abortion coverage

NY AG plans to sue Feds over fracking

Ohio Senate: No Abortions in Public Hospitals, Insurance Plans

Maine House Defeats Three Pro-Life Bills Limiting Abortion

California Budget Battle May Soon Include Abortion Debate

North Carolina House Approves Choose Life License Plates

Richard Vedder: Time to Make Professors Teach

Senate Judiciary Cmte to Vote on Another Obama Pro-Abortion Judicial Pick

Eugene Volokh: When Facts About Another’s Life Are Also Facts About Your Life – My Girlfriend Killed Our Child Billboard

Canada: Two Ontario judges frontrunners for Supreme Court vacancies

Fighting for Pakistan’s religious freedom

ACLU Calls for DOJ Investigation of Wisconsin School Voucher Program — Alleges Discrimination Against Students with Disabilities

Ken Klukowski: Last stop for Obamacare before Supreme Court

Restoring the Balance of Power between States and the Federal Government

Nearly One-Third of Employers to Stop Offering Insurance After 2014

    NCPA Policy Digest: Shubham Singhal, Jeris Stueland and Drew Ungerman of McKinsey & Co., a consulting firm, have conducted a survey of over 1,300 employers across the country and found that “30 percent of employers will definitely or probably stop offering [employer-sponsored insurance] in the years after 2014.” Among those with a “high awareness of reform,” more than 50 percent will do so, says Avik Roy, an equity research analyst at Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co. in New York City.

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Court Rules Federal Ban On Corporate Contributions Is Unconstitutional

Martin Feldstein: The Economy Is Worse Than You Think

NY-26 shifts Democratic playbook as party hardens line on Medicare reform

New Head of Democratic Campaign Cmte Ran Abortion Business

LA: Incarcerated Woman Forced to Remove Religious Head Covering

Court: Schools off limits to churches

Idaho Academy Continues Fight to Lift Bible Ban in Schools

Dr. Jim Garlow: Biblical truth and sacrifice are the keys to renewing America

‘Libelous’ billboard denouncing abortion in New Mexico

Freedom in the 50 States: Index of Personal and Economic Freedom

Man Faces Lawsuit for Billboard on Girlfriend’s Abortion

U.S. Dept of State: Burning of a Mosque in West Bank

“Some gay-rights foes claim they now are bullied”

NY: School Superintendent rakes in more than half million per year

U.S. Dept. of State: The International Community Needs To Stay Focused on Bosnia and Herzegovina