Conn. family won’t be forced to pay Obamacare elective abortion surcharge

Freedom to pray restored in NC county

Three reasons a new Supreme Court Obamacare case matters to pro-lifers

ADF: US Supreme Court decision paves way for Forsyth County to resume prayers

ADF: Govt shouldn’t force Christian pharmacists to dispense abortion-inducing drugs

ADF in the News

County scores major public prayer victory after years-long legal battle

Federal judge rules prayer OK before Forsyth County commissioner meetings

Gilbert schools postpone biology textbook debate

Pro-life family forced onto Obamacare wins battle to avoid paying for abortions

School district gets ‘attaboy’ for smacking down atheist activist group

Religious Liberty

Religious advocates spar in House hearing

‘Tsunami of confusion’ exists on religious liberty in military, argues panel

Ten things evangelicals can be thankful for in 2014

No ruling on motion to dismiss ‘Under God’ pledge lawsuit

Gilbert’s Achilles’ heel: Political signs

Global: Religious Liberty

CSW welcomes UN General Assembly vote recommending North Korea referral to International Criminal Court

Nepal: CSW urges Constituent Assembly to heed Human Rights Commission call to defend freedom of conscience

Christian organizations call for international pressure on Mexico regarding religious freedom

Vietnam: Further attacks and arrests at Mennonite Christian centre

Sanctity of Life

Pro-life does not equal anti-woman

US state considers requiring ultrasounds before abortions

Mississippi’s last abortion facility will remain open as appeals court leaves state law blocked

Here’s a website for checking if your Obamacare covers abortion

Groups push for openness on subsidized abortions

Global: Sanctity of Life

‘My 23-week baby proves need for lower abortion limit’

Northern Ireland’s most prominent pro-life leader convicted of ‘harassment’ against abortion facility director

Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be comfortable’

Student pressure shuts down Oxford abortion debate

Oxford students shut down abortion debate. Free speech is under assault on campus

Marriage & Family

In which First Things does some fourth things

Responding to Sullivan on the marriage pledge

Managing the costs of family elder care

More magistrates quit over same-sex marriage issue than previous reported

Reconnecting an unbound generation

Global: Marriage and Family

MLA says court action against Ashers is ‘essentially bullying’

Nearly two-thirds of human trafficking victims are from Asia

Thousands slam Red Cross for axing pro-marriage volunteer

Sex between 13-year-olds is ‘healthy’ says school resource

Victory: Plans to ‘criminalise religious parents’ dropped

Bench & Bar

Remembering Alice Lee: Alabama Supreme Court justice, former Circuit Court judge share thoughts on a ‘dynamo’

The Supreme Court won’t be getting another Sotomayor anytime soon

Lowe on American Legal History Since 1998

Certiorari practices when lower federal courts hold state laws unconstitutional

There is no such thing as objective judging

Global: Bench and Bar

B.C. lawyers vote against Christian law school grads

Not a joke: EU Court defines ‘parody’

Canada: Harper says he will “respect” Supreme Court’s blocking of Nadon

Canada: Conservatives won’t rule out another attempt to reappoint Nadon

Canada: Supreme Court to rule Friday on Nadon’s appointment


What the midterms mean for social conservatives

How (American) Christians ought to respond to the midterm elections

West Virginia elects America’s youngest state lawmaker

You can’t change anything from your living room

Global: Miscellaneous

Barbie as the Virgin Mary? Ken as Jesus? Italian Catholics are not amused

Why Sweden’s election matters for American conservatives

Finding God in secular Europe through film

Attorney General affirms United Kingdom is a Christian nation

Catholic teacher’s union to march in pride parade, Cardinal critical