Alan Sears’ opening remarks at ADF’s Catholic Media Symposium in Rome

“Answering a Modern Pharisee”: There aren’t new arguments regarding same-sex “marriage”

Yes, GOP voters still support marriage between one man and one woman

National Organization for Marriage files to defend marriage in Oregon

ADF Blog: The False Witness about SBA List and a “Right to Lie”

ADF in the News

Churches are tax-exempt for a reason, aren’t they?

Nazareth Area lawsuit over Valentine’s Day cards brings questions of free speech rights

James Dobson: Striking Obamacare mandate a “victory” | WND

Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing | AP

Religious Liberty

Wrestling shirt that quotes scripture subject of controversy

IRS revokes tax exempt status for Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty

Public school teacher puts up religious message on school marquee; complaints abound

St. Joseph Medical Center could lose religious tax-exempt status

Village in Ohio asked to remove seasonal crosses

Global: Religious Liberty

Baptist jailed through Easter in Kazakhstan to be released

Catholic schools asked to be more inclusive of non-religious students

Australia: Christian Youth Camps loses appeal against “gay discrimination” ruling

Azerbaijan strengthens control over religious organizations

The Middle East war on Christians

Sanctity of Life

Government “swings for the fences” in Obamacare hearings

Abortion providers must now hand out mental health pamphlets

Cato: Laws that criminalize “false speech” don’t replace “truthiness and snark” with “just the facts”

Abortion and Self-Ownership: How Locke Influenced Our Instincts

Global: Sanctity of Life

Malta will not legalize abortion

Pro-life protests near schools concern Vancouver parents

Pope Francis: Abortion is an “unspeakable crime,” right to life is central human right

Euthanasia off the table in Quebec, for now

Marriage & Family

Pro-marriage Illinois politicians replaced after opposing Pat Brady’s support for the redefinition of marriage

Texans who are against redefining marriage are now in the slight minority

For the first time, Georgia’s marriage laws will be challenged

Disparate bedfellows: same-sex “marriage” and human rights

Global: Marriage and Family

Nursery worker fired after standing up for Biblical view of sexuality

Malta President signs Civil Unions Bill

IVF mix-up leaves woman pregnant with couple’s twins

India court recognizes transgender people as third gender

Bench & Bar

Orin Kerr: Legal scholarship in the lean years

Wild-card 10th Circuit judge is deciding vote in marriage cases

Obama now outpacing George W. Bush on judges

Is it Clarence Thomas’s court?

Brooklyn Law School to cut tuition by 15%

Global: Bench and Bar

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

Spain moves to curb universal jurisdiction

Canada: Two ex-SCOC judges offer conflicting views on proposed secular charter


The Founding Fathers are no longer viewed as great

Rhode Island to sponsor Day of Reason, coinciding with Day of Prayer

#SaySomethingLiberalIn4Words: Twitter trend is sometimes aggressive, sometimes humorous

The closing of the academic mind

Ed West: Is moral change speeding up?

Global: Miscellaneous

Alan Sears’ opening remarks at ADF’s Catholic Media Symposium in Rome

U.K. is a Christian nation, right?

Christianity flourishes in China, despite persecution

“Finland launches new range of erotic gay stamps”

Lesbian-only burial area being inaugurated in historic Berlin cemetery