Wis. judge: Marriage imitation does not imitate marriage

Kevin Theriot: Top Legal Issues that Concern Churches – Issue #3 Other Taxes

Democrats File Bill for Tax-Funded Abortions at Military Bases

“N.J. Senate President Sweeney apologizes for voting against gay marriage”

Traditional, pro-family Anglicans lose churches in Canada

Scientists build lasers using human embryonic cells

Albert Mohler: “A June surprise: Is President Obama about to endorse gay ‘marriage’?”

Gender Separation May Not Fly at Catholic U.

House Committee Plans Vote on Lawyer Sanctions Bill

Equality Commission questions Christian ‘integration’

Doubts over morning- after pill scheme in Wales

Scotland: Two more churches mull Kirk departure over “gay row “

Ron Paul Staffer Blasts Romney on Not Signing Pro-Life Pledge

Nepal hosts 1st public lesbian wedding ceremony

NJ Senate passes public employee benefits bill

    AP: Bucking the state’s powerful public employee unions, the New Jersey Senate on Monday passed a bill requiring sharply higher contributions for health benefits and pensions from more than a half-million government workers, while suspending unions’ ability to bargain over health care.

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Virginia Supreme Court justice selection slowed by stalemate

    The Roanoke Times: The Republican-run House of Delegates and the Democratic-controlled Senate have been unable to reach an agreement on filling the high court vacancies, or replacing judges on the Virginia Court of Appeals who may get promoted to the Supreme Court . . . Gov. Bob McDonnell isn’t holding his breath. The Republican governor said he is preparing to make the appointments himself, anticipating that the General Assembly won’t get the job done before it adjourns its redistricting session.

  • Posted: 06/20/2011
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Study: The impact of gender on U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments

Brentwood lawyer fights for religious rights: Larry Crain

NY State Senate Not Expected To Vote On Marriage Definition Today

Brian Raum: 62 Percent of Americans say it loud and clear: ‘Don’t disparage marriage’

Vatican pledges to submit UN report, 14 years late

2 justices sworn in to Kenya’s first Supreme Court

Jordan Lorence: Bronx Household of Faith Case Appealed En Banc To All Second Circuit Judges

Planned Parenthood Indiana Cutting Staff After De-Funding

Household of Faith kept out of Bronx school house

Atheist drops pastoral housing lawsuit

Rasmussen Reports: 49% Say Mother Was Most Influential Parent, 33% Name Father

Rasmussen Reports: 73% Say Being a Father is Most Important Role for Men in Today’s World

Internet minders OK major increase in domain names

    Findlaw: “Internet minders voted Monday to allow virtually unlimited new domain names based on themes as varied as company brands, entertainment and political causes, in the system’s biggest shake-up since it started 26 years ago.”

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Marriage Wins Again in the Court of Public Opinion

Virginia AG Clarifies Legal Limits, Responsibilities of Pastors in Politics

A Hit for Churches Renting Public School Space?

Rep. Steve King adds pro-life amendment to rural funding bill

NBC Apologizes for Omitting ‘Under God’ From Pledge

Judge has harsh words for Mom before sentencing her for spanking her kid

Kelly Shackelford: Yes, prayer a protected right: It’s called freedom of speech, and student taught us a lesson.

VT: School Censors Religious Words in Graduation Speech

    Fox News: A high school valedictorian in Vermont was forbidden by school administers from delivering nearly half of his graduation speech in which he discussed how Jesus had changed his life.  ”I was just sharing a story about my life and how it was changed,” said Kyle Gearwar, the valedictorian at Fair Haven Union High School. “And as an American and as a valedictorian I felt that I should have been able to do that.”

  • Posted: 06/20/2011
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Offense and Criticism in the Marriage Debates