FFRF Challenging Pastors’ Free Speech | One News Now

Do elections indicate the death of the Christian Right? Not so fast.

The courts and public opinion: Klarman examines the legal fight for same-sex marriage

No more funding bias at Texas A&M | Alliance Defending Freedom

In Canada, a ‘watershed’ religious freedom win | Baptist Press

Pastors and Churches Facing Persecution – Are We Next? (Video) | Nathan Cherry at EngageFamilyMinute

    Nathan Cherry at EngageFamilyMinute: Is America on a path to see churches denied “charity” or “non-profit” status for its specific doctrines? Will we see the day when our buildings are bull-dozed in front of us because the government doesn’t approve? These might sound like far-fetched ideas that no freedom loving country would ever allow. And yet they are taking place in “free” countries where the government “approves of and accepts” all religions as equal.


  • Posted: 11/15/2012
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  • Category: Religious Liberty
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  • Source: engagefamilyminute.com

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Tennessee Church Fights for Tax Exemption | Citizen Link

UNFPA’s Crass Debasement Of “Human Rights”

UK: MPs call for PM to keep marriage tax break promise

‘Pollster raps PM over claims public supports gay marriage”

Group Targets California’s Mt. Rubidoux Cross

Sifting Through the Wreckage | George Weigell at NRO via EPPC

    George Weigell at NRO via EPPC: It takes a certain kind of people, living certain indispensable virtues, to make the market and democracy work so that justice, prosperity, and human flourishing are the net results of freedom. That elementary truth–recognized by the Founders, ignored by the newly reelected administration, and avoided by libertarians and Republican campaign consultants–has to be at the center of the conversation about the American future, and about playing good defense during the next four challenging years.


  • Posted: 11/15/2012
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  • Category: Miscellaneous
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GOP leaders back West’s call for recount

Cornyn blames GOP Senate losses on primary wins of weak ‘ideologically pure candidates’

Mass. among 23 states where adultery is a crime, but rarely prosecuted

Utah: Feds can keep ownership of Obamacare, rejects exchange

Sotomayor: Nominees face tough scrutiny

San Francisco: Nudists sue to stop supervisors’ vote on nudity ban

“Evangelicals struggle to stay relevant in Republican politics”

Atheist Group Sues Over Religious Electioneering

Beware of False Profits | FRC

Texas Supreme Court OKs Do-it-Yourself Divorce Forms

Ireland: “Eilís Mulroy: Pro-choice side must not hijack this terrible event”

Redefining marriage doesn’t redefine freedom for clerks | Alliance Defending Freedom

The Abolition of Man-and-Woman: On Marriage, Grammar, and Legal Strategy

Pennsylvania Judges Claim Mandatory Retirement Violates Equal Protection Clause

    Dechert LLP: Six Pennsylvania judges filed a lawsuit today in Harrisburg claiming that a provision of the Pennsylvania Constitution, which mandates all Pennsylvania justices and judges retire at the end of the calendar year in which they turn 70, violates their rights under the Equal Protection and Due Process clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and under Article I of the Pennsylvania Constitution.


  • Posted: 11/15/2012
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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Republicans Split on Judicial Nominees: Some in GOP want to confirm more of president’s nominees

    Roll Call: Hatch’s position, however, is not shared by all his Republican colleagues. The list of stalled nominees includes several who have the strong backing of their home-state Republican senators. Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma, for example, are pressing for confirmation votes in the post-election session.


  • Posted: 11/15/2012
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  • Category: Bench & Bar
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Will Supreme Court answer monks’ prayers?

Harkin nominates women for 8th Circuit

Florida ends funding discrimination against Christian college | Alliance Defending Freedom

AK: State high court hears appeal on taxation of same-sex couples

Liberty Counsel Launches the Tenth Annual “Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign”

FFRF Sues IRS Over Non-Enforcement of Electioneering Restrictions On Churches

Appeal Planned In Case Upholding Religious Instruction In Australian State’s Schools

Christian Employee’s Title VII Objections To Ramadan Accommodation Dismissed

Dutch Hospital To Lead Organ Trafficking Probe

Irish Doctors Seek New Abortion Law After A Death

How Will KS Supreme Court Rule in Phill Kline’s Potential Disbarment for Abortion Investigations?

    Life Legal Defense Foundation Executive Director Dana Cody and Legal Counsel Tom Condit will be available for media interviews immediately following former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline’s oral arguments before the Kansas Supreme Court this Thursday. Representing the Kansas Bar, Stanton Hazlett has accused Mr. Kline of ten violations of the Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct in relation to Mr. Kline’s criminal investigation of abortion providers Planned Parenthood and the late Dr. George Tiller.


  • Posted: 11/15/2012
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ACLU Eagerly Takes Up Case of Sex Offenders in California | Alan Sears at American Thinker