Pastor Robert Hall: A Call to Pastors- Part II

Senators’ Letter Backs Indiana Planned Parenthood De-Funding

Gary McCaleb: SOS – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

David Hacker: Why Is Academic Freedom Important?

Mexico: “Human Rights in Shades of Gray”

Casey Mattox: Talk is Cheap — Unless You’re a Student at This Tennessee College

“Gay Teen” lobbies Congress for “anti-bully bill”

“Openly Gay Judge to Lead California Judges Association”

MN: Some teachers conflicted over Anoka-Hennepin’s sexual orientation policy

South Australia to recognize “same sex parents” on birth certificates

Mexico: cardinal condemns ‘sexual preference’ amendment

Alabama lawmakers ban abortion after 20 weeks pregnancy

Americans’ equity in their homes near a record low

    My Way News: Falling real estate prices are eating away at home equity. The percentage of their homes that Americans own is near its lowest point since World War II, the Federal Reserve said Thursday. The average homeowner now has 38 percent equity, down from 61 percent a decade ago.

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‘Religious freedom’ measure on ND ballot

ADF: Limits lifted for Idaho’s No Limits Christian Ministries

Scripture verses too much for Calif. school

Nigeria: Pregnant teens help uncover baby trafficking syndicate

District would rather censor Christians than raise funds

    WorldNetDaily: “Rather than allow the verses on a few pavers along walkways at Palm Desert High School, the Desert Sands Unified School District censored everyone participating in the program and refunded their money,” ADF announced . . . “Christians should be allowed to express themselves on public school campuses just like everyone else,” said ADF Senior Counsel David Cortman. “It is cowardly to shut down everyone’s participation in this program simply out of animosity toward Christian speech. There is absolutely nothing unconstitutional about a Bible verse on a brick when a school opens up a program for anyone to express a personal message. The school could simply have allowed the Bible verses, but instead, it chose to punish everyone.” . . .

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Wyoming Supreme Court Grants Same-Sex Couple a Divorce | AmLaw Daily

Pregnancy Center Battle Heats Up Across U.S.

IRS Announces Loss Of Non-Profit Status By Groups That Failed To File For 3 Years, Churches Exempted

Mississippi High Court: Judge Misused Contempt Powers Against Lawyer Who Refused To Say Pledge

Catholic bishops call for reform in Swaziland

Another Vietnamese Catholic human rights advocate on trial

Pro-Life groups raise stakes by deploying US tactics on UK streets

IMAPP Research Brief: “International Courts on Marriage: Is Gay Marriage a Fundamental Right?”

30 and Pregnant

    What are you going to do?” my friend Kate whispered across the square table at Le Pain Quotidian. She squeezed my hand. “I have no idea,” I said. I could feel tears collecting in the corner of my eyes. I would not cry in public. I would not. This is all a bad dream, I tried to tell myself.

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ADF: “Tenn. college: Student must pay solicitor fee to share faith”

In Pakistani Province, Christian Finance Minister May Be Barred From Giving Budget Speech

Idaho: Mountain Home, church reach zoning settlement

Lawmaker announces second hearing into Muslim-American radicalization

Judicial Watch: Job Opening for Senior Attorney

    Senior Attorney Job Description:

    Conservative, non-profit, legal watchdog group located in Washington, D.C. seeks creative, independent attorney with 5-7 years of litigation experience; must have ability to handle a case from start to finish; FOIA/Open Records, civil rights, constitutional, campaign finance or whistleblower experience a plus.

    Judicial Watch provides fully employer-funded health benefits, including medical, dental, vision and prescription. In addition, each employee receives a life insurance and LTD policy, and is eligible to participate in our 403(b) retirement program.

    Submit resume and cover letter along with salary requirements to with job title in subject line.

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Judges for Higher Taxes: The New Jersey Supreme Court passes an appropriations bill

UK: Taxpayer funds designated to fight terror were instead given to Islamic extremist groups

UK: “The Scouts look to recruit more gay leaders and members”

UK: Our two daughters have six ‘parents’

UK: PM aims to end IVF postcode lottery

BBC assisted suicide programme

Hillary Clinton ‘wants to quit to run World Bank’

Tenn. law bans posting images that “cause emotional distress”

Jerry Newcombe: U.K.’s Losses of Religious Freedom Should Warn U.S.

UK: Christians ‘have had wings clipped’

UK: Plans to curb influence of sharia courts to be unveiled

States considering online lottery sales

Many of us won’t be able to retire until our 80s Robert Powell

    MarketWatch: Well, it turns out that working longer is indeed an option, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute latest study. The only problem is that the latest research shows that you’ll have to work much longer than you anticipated. In fact, many Americans will have to keep on working well into their 70s and 80s to afford retirement, according to the study, titled “The Impact of Deferring Retirement Age on Retirement Income Adequacy.”

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China ratings house says US defaulting: report