Canada: Anti-bullying bill a front for ‘sex education’ agenda, group says

TX: “Group demands county remove nativity scene”

“amednews: Ob-gyns told to welcome transgender patients”

Morality in Media Calls for Federal Investigation of ICM Registry and All Involved in XXX Domain

Center for Reproductive Rights: “Harmful Anti-Abortion Licensing Scheme Blocked By Kansas Judge”

French lawmakers eye punishment for clients of prostitutes in bid to end ‘oldest profession’

En Banc 8th Circuit to hear arguments over SD abortion law in January

CA: “Polyamorous woman Jaiya Ma has baby with lover while living with boyfriend”

Brian Raum: Proposition 8 Opponents Face Increasing Difficulties | Jurist

It’s not like they didn’t hear the truth on homosexuality: Waiting on Canada’s Supreme Court: Part 1

Catholics denounce Rockefeller Foundation’s push to depenalize abortion in Uruguay

ACOG Preventing Doctors From Objecting to Abortions

UK: Labour welcomes proposals to teach kids how to gamble

TX: School on hood for outing teen as lesbian and telling her mother

Kansas laws highlight latest in abortion battle

“GOP candidates vary on gay rights, same-sex marriage policies” | The Daily Iowan

Democrats sue in Richmond to prevent Republican takeover of evenly divided state Senate

Judges: Key appeals court nominee faces test vote today – Caitlin Halligan

Report: DEA sent hundreds of millions of dollars to Mexican drug cartels

Hearing to Focus on Sex-Selection, Race-Based Abortion Ban | LifeNews

11th Circuit rules in favor of legislative aide fired amid sex change

Presidential Memorandum — International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons

Planned Parenthood, NARAL Oppose Sex-Selection Abortion Ban

Cal Thomas: What’s Wrong With Adultery?

Boston Globe Editorial on the Halligan nomination to the D.C. Circuit : “Outrage machine grinds away”

Senate Republicans Stop Another Obama Pro-Abortion Judge

Male Nurse Says Order Not To Treat Muslim Female Patients Was Sex Discrimination

Sperm donor children speak out

Hungry, needy kids swell lunch lines

Medical Freedom Zones

    NCPA Policy Digest: Both the federal and state governments hamper doctors’ ability to innovate in medicine and to offer more affordable or alternative care. While the federal government delays innovative medicine, state governments make affordable care more difficult by limiting the number of doctors and saddling those who do practice with difficult liability rules.

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Supreme Court won’t protect religious worship at schools | Deseret News

Helen Alvare: Traditional Family Law: Connecting Marriage with Children

Supreme Court ignores discrimination against religious groups in public schools | LifeSiteNews

NYC Ban on After-School Worship Services Stands | ABC (AP)

Supreme Court dismisses appeal on use of N.Y. schools for worship | Digital Journal

“High court permits NYC schools to ban churches” | Baptist Press/Fox News Commentary

“Nurses Don’t Have To Assist In Abortions, Hospital Agrees” | Huffington Post

High court denies appeal of church ban at public schools | World Mag

Dennis Prager: What Does Adultery Tell Us About Character?

Bronx Church’s Petition to Worship in Public Schools Denied by Supreme Court

SCOTUS Blog Analysis: Health care’s mandate — Part II

    SCOTUS Blog: This is one of a continuing series of articles the blog will publish over the next several weeks, explaining more fully the new federal health care law, and the Supreme Court’s review of the constitutionality of key parts of the law.  This article is the third of three on the heart of the new law: the mandate that virtually all Americans obtain health insurance by the year 2014.  Part I (found here) described why Congress adopted the mandate.   Part II (found herediscussed the tie between the mandate and expanded health insurance coverage.  This Part III discusses the financial penalty that Congress adopted to enforce the mandate, and how the penalty is to work.  Each of these parts has included discussions of related constitutional questions.   Prior posts in this overall series can be read, in sequence, here and here and here.

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Sally Satel: “A Lifesaving Legal Ruling on Organ Donation” | WSJ subscription

    Sally Satel at (full access via Google): In October of 2009, Kumud Majumder, the father of an 11-year-old son with advanced leukemia, joined a lawsuit challenging the federal ban on compensating bone-marrow donors. He wanted to save his son’s life. Last week Mr. Majumder and his co-plaintiffs enjoyed a victory. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the majority of bone-marrow donors may lawfully be compensated.

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Ron Paul: “Personally opposed to same-sex ‘marriage,’ but….”

Has the War with Iran Already Begun?

Mysterious blasts, slayings suggest covert efforts in Iran

Gov. Jerry Brown implores California voters: Please raise taxes on yourself “A victory for tax increases in California could encourage similar moves in other states,” says Jack Pitney, a political scientist at Claremont McKenna College. “If the tax measure goes down to defeat – in a blue state running a huge deficit – the effect would be to chill such proposals in other states for many years to come.”

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