Why no-one can touch the EU’s human rights judges

Greenpeace Was Behind EU Lawsuit Seeking to Patent Embryos

Vatican message to Hindus stresses religious freedom

Cain Releases Clarifying Statement: I’m Pro-Life on Abortion

Wisconsin Senate considers limits on abortions under health reform

MT: Flathead Group Fights To Keep Religious Statue On Public Land

CT: Homosexual kiss at school assembly prompts student walk-out, parental fury

Smacking ban ruled out in Wales, for now

Indiana, Planned Parenthood in court over funding

Brian Raum: Mounting Doubts About Same-Sex “Marriage”

Housing Bubble Jr.: Young Americans mortgage their future.

    WSJ.com: You can see why young people like Taylor would feel aggrieved. Growing up, they were told they needed a college education as a ticket to a productive life. Now they find themselves deeply in debt, their employment prospects limited in the Obama economy. So they’re lashing out at the banks that hold their debt and at the corporations that have made a college degree into a license to hunt for a job.


  • Posted: 10/20/2011
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: online.wsj.com

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FRC Event: “International Religious Persecution: What We Need to Know, and What We Can Do”

Michelle Obama: ‘That’s Why We Start With Kids, Right? We Can Affect Who They Will Be Forever’

European Human Rights Court Protects Human Embryos

British, Swedes and Dutch Fund Abortion Pill Consortium Targeting Poor Countries

Hertz suspends 34 Muslim shuttle-bus drivers in prayer dispute

Rogozin consider mass Muslim prayers in downtown Moscow a demonstration of power

Pro-abortion group successfully lobbies Texas Catholic hospitals on abortifacient Plan B

For Ron Paul, life, morality, liberty inextricably entwined | LifeSiteNews

Few Del. school districts have policies for moment of silence

NC State Student Resolution Opposes Marriage Amendment

Wells College students question Ledyard town clerk on same-sex marriage stance

Scalia says High Court’s mistakes of political judgment include: Dred Scott, Roe v. Wade, and Kelo

    The Volokh Conspiracy: “I do not think that the Kelo opinion is long for this world,” Scalia said. “My court has, by my lights, made many mistakes of law during its distinguished two centuries of existence. But it has made very few mistakes of political judgment, of estimating how far … it could stretch beyond the text of the constitution without provoking overwhelming public criticism and resistance. Dred Scott [legalizing slavery [note: Dred Scott did not actually “legalize” slavery, which was already legal in many states; it prevented Congress from forbidding it in federal territories, though states were still permitted to ban it — IS]] was one mistake of that sort. Roe v Wade [legalizing abortion] was another … And Kelo, I think, was a third.”


  • Posted: 10/20/2011
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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  • Source: volokh.com

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UC reluctant to pay conservative speaker

8th Circuit: NE Funeral Picketing Law should have been put on hold temporarily

    Phelps-Roper v. Troutman, No. 10-2601 (8th Cir. Oct. 20, 2011)

    We agree that the district court here was required to follow our Nixon precedent, which concluded that the government was unlikely to prove a significant interest in protecting funeral attendees . . . We do not make a final determination of the constitutional issues . . . Since Phelps-Roper was likely to succeed on the merits of her facial challenge under Nixon, the district court should have enjoined enforcement of the NFPL. The order denying a preliminary injunction is reversed, and the case is remanded to the district court for further proceedings.


  • Posted: 10/20/2011
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  • Category: Religious Liberty

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Supreme Court Notebook: Health care law in March?

Ron Paul: Blame the Fed for the Financial Crisis

Santorum says Cain misleads voters on abortion

ACLU: East TN school district complies with demand for gay-straight alliance support

Pittsylvania County trying to get ACLU prayer lawsuit dismissed

Calendar listings Oct. 2026: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

“Unfair and unnecessary”: San Francisco supervisors approve ordinance targeting pro-life pregnancy counseling centers

Legal experts debate Defense of Marriage Act

    The Independent Florida Alligator [includes photo]: Speakers included Austin Nimocks, senior legal counsel for a group of Christian attorneys called the Alliance Defense Fund, and professor Danaya C. Wright, of the Levin College of Law, who each took a stance on DOMA . . . “The thrust of this debate is over the Equal Protection Clause,” Nimocks said. “The Equal Protection Clause has never required that different things should be treated the same … and marriage therefore does not violate that.” Nimocks went on to relate the involvement of federal government in marital matters to the issues of bankruptcy, military and immigration. “I think there is a solid history and a right and a reason for federal government to take up the right of marriage,” Nimocks said. [includes photo]


  • Posted: 10/20/2011
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  • Category: ADF in the News
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Indiana Planned Parenthood Won’t Stop Abortions to Get Tax Funds

Pastors hope for a louder, unrestricted voice in 2012 election

Turkish Cypriots urged to scrap sodomy law

San Francisco OKs New Law Attacking Pregnancy Centers

Napolitano: DHS Authorizing Illegal Aliens to Work in U.S.

    CNSnews.com: omeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that under the administration’s policy of exercising “prosecutorial discretion” in the enforcement of the immigration laws, her department is currently authorizing some illegal aliens to work in the United States.


  • Posted: 10/20/2011
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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Cain: Government Shouldn’t Make Decision on Abortion, Rape

Ken Blackwell: American Taxpayers Aiding the Slaughter of Egypt’s Christians

Something Has Happened In America on the Way to Church

Maggie Gallagher: The New Singleness

ObamaCare’s Loan Survivor: The enslavement of young Americans, economic growth, and population

An Unprecedented 26 Million Americans Are Now Underemployed

A Long, Steep Drop for Americans’ Standard of Living

Reid signals government jobs must take priority over private-sector jobs

School District Reverses Prohibition of the Word “Bible” on a Christian Program’s Flyer

Victory! God Welcome Again at VA National Cemeteries

‘Free Sperm Donors’ and the Women Who Want Them