India: Hindu Fanatics beat Christians in Karnataka

Alaska’s Pastors: Do Not Be Intimidated Into Silence

NH bill bars contracts with abortion providers

Homeland Security Unites with Abortion Industry to Silence Gospel

High Court defers decision on Christian radio ad case

Bomb explodes outside Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin; No injuries reported

R. Albert Mohler, Jr.: Secularism with the gloves off: Vanderbilt University’s assault on religious organizations

Proclamation of Zambia as a ‘Christian nation’ is a non-event, says Mpundu

The Supreme Court Cannot Overrule the People for Long

“Lesbian & Gay Immigrant Families File Suit Challenging Federal Defense of Marriage Act”

    Immigrant Equality: “Five lesbian and gay couples filed suit today in the Eastern District of New York, challenging Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prevents lesbian and gay American citizens from sponsoring their spouses for green cards. The lawsuit, filed on the couples’ behalf by Immigration Equality and the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, alleges that DOMA violates the couples’ constitutional right to equal protection.”

  • Posted: 04/02/2012
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Quebec Catholic bishops oppose government committee’s call for euthanasia

Spirited, diverse crowd at Ontario Legislature demands Bill 13 defeat

Subcontractor quits when he learns he’s building huge Planned Parenthood abortion clinic

Oklahoma Atty General to Appeal Ultrasound-Abortion Ruling

Obama: Supreme Court Won’t Overturn Obamacare Law

Group raises questions about $2 million for road near Ark Encounter theme park

Australia: Dean of St John’s Anglican Cathedral endorses marriage redefinition

UK forced marriage victims much younger than previously thought

Boston Globe: Britain’s Conservatives push for same-sex marriage

Elon Poll: 6 in 10 in NC favor same-sex marriage, unions or partnerships

How California’s Colleges Indoctrinate Students

    Peter Berkowitz at Wall Street Journal (via Google) (includes video): The politicization of higher education by activist professors and compliant university administrators deprives students of the opportunity to acquire knowledge and refine their minds. It also erodes the nation’s civic cohesion and its ability to preserve the institutions that undergird democracy in America. So argues “A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting Effect of Political Activism in the University of California,” a new report by the California Association of Scholars, a division of the National Association of Scholars (NAS).

  • Posted: 04/02/2012
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E.P.A. putting U.S. at disadvantage

Challenge to Federal DOMA heads to U.S. Court of Appeals

WI: Custodian victim of union hostility

Suit Challenges Exclusion of Religious College From Florida Tuition Grant Program | Religion Clause Blog

Ballot Language On Missouri Free Exercise Constitutional Amendment Upheld

Turkey Passes Controversial, Pro-Islamic Education Reform

Teresa Collett: Parental Consent Protects Young Women’s Health

France expelling radical imams, Muslim militants

NC: Kannapolis council members defend decision to pray in silence

TN: Hundreds pray outside Loudon County courthouse

WI: Students call for return of prayers at schools

“Bankrupting” Public Unions

St. Helena parish hires legal expert: Will help craft law on sex businesses | The Advocate

    The Advocate: Bergthold is familiar to Angelina Spencer, the executive director of the Association of Club Executives, an adult-nightclub trade organization. Spencer said local officials are often afraid to go against Bergthold, who has been associated with the Alliance Defense Fund, a conservative, Christian legal group. “He’s very successful because it’s political suicide to stand up to him,” Spencer said. Bergthold is “great at getting himself hired as a legal consultant, and then will go in and testify in support of this legislation,” Spencer said. “When clubs challenge this legislation, he becomes the attorney of record.”

  • Posted: 04/02/2012
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Republicans to host Politics and a Plate | In Forum

Department of Justice Drops Appeal and Pays Pro-life Sidewalk Counselor

IRS allows churches to endorse marriage initiatives, attorney says | Baptist Press

Danish Group Rallies Against Growing Muslim Presence

Ayers: I wake up every day hoping to ‘end capitalism’

The Highest Taxes in the World: U.S. Corporate Rate

Egypt’s Coptic Church out of constitution body

Biden: HHS Mandate Opponents “Out of Touch With Reality”

Jennifer Roback Morse: Privatizing Marriage Is Impossible