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4th Circuit reverses earlier Baltimore Pregnancy Center victory – at least for now

IVF baby born using revolutionary genetic-screening process

    Guardian: The birth demonstrates how next-generation sequencing (NGS), which was developed to read whole genomes quickly and cheaply, is poised to transform the selection of embryos in IVF clinics. Though scientists only looked at chromosomes – the structures that hold genes – on this occasion, the falling cost of whole genome sequencing means doctors could soon read all the DNA of IVF embryos before choosing which to implant in the mother.

  • Posted: 07/08/2013
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Alliance Defending Freedom’s Infranco: Prop 8 Fight Isn’t Over | Newsmax (video)

The Declaration of Independence and the American Creed

What Three Dissents Signal for Marriage’s Future | Ryan T. Anderson at Red State

Do Traditional Marriage Supporters Deserve to Be Treated with Dignity? | Jim DeMint at Heritage Foundation

Critics say Supreme Court’s Prop 8 ruling takes power from voters, gives it to state officials

ObamaCare’s employer mandate delayed until 2015

UK government backs three-person IVF

“Video: Kenyan deputy president strongly rebuffs Obama on gay ‘marriage’: ‘We believe in God’”

Meet the man behind the Federal marriage amendment

    National Journal: The Supreme Court may have given a boost for same-sex marriage supporters, but that doesn’t mean Rep. Tim Huelskamp is giving up. Late last week, the Kansas Republican introduced a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. To be sure, adding an amendment to the founding document of the United States is a long shot to say the least, even if it gains some attention in the beginning stages.

  • Posted: 07/01/2013
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Costs of marriage fight will be staggering

NAACP, ACLU attack AZ bill prohibiting gender- and race-selection abortions, motion to intervene filed | Alliance Defending Freedom

No free speech for university employees? | Alliance Defending Freedom

Supreme Court “carjacked the nation” with same-sex rulings, Perkins says | CBS Face the Nation Video

Same-sex marriage decisions beg question, should America’s new motto be ‘in polls we trust’? | Cal Thomas at Fox News

Univ. at Buffalo charges pro-life group $650 for free speech | Alliance Defending Freedom

Rule of law bypassed in Prop. 8 case | Alliance Defending Freedom

Prop. 8 legal team files emergency application with Supreme Court | Alliance Defending Freedom

Fed. judge blocks Mich. ban on domestic partner benefits

Court should have upheld heterosexual marriage | Austin R. Nimocks at USA Today

“Prop 8: Gay marriages can resume in California, court rules” | LA Times

Marriage redefinition doesn’t trump religious freedom for Del. clerks

US Supreme Court scrutinizing Okla. RU-486 decision | Alliance Defending Freedom

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Okla. restrictions on abortion drugs

Today: Supreme Court refuses to hear two marriage challenges

Obama: All States Should Redefine Marriage, Const. Amend. to be introduced in Congress | PBS

Supreme Court Decisions Mean Marriage Debate More Important Than Ever | Jim DeMint at the Heritage Foundation

“Pleased by court rulings, backers of gay marriage now gird for fight to extend it nationwide” | Star Tribune (AP)

Homosexual lobby’s next target: Benefits in all 50 states

Not So Fast: Prop 8 Is Still California Law

SCOTUS DOMA ruling raises grave concerns: Roundup for U.S. v. Windsor

Supreme Court strikes down DOMA | Alliance Defending Freedom

Supreme Court leaves Prop. 8 law in CA, declines to hear appeal | Alliance Defending Freedom

Roundup Cal. Prop. 8 marriage case: Cal. Gov. orders issuance of licenses, 9th Circuit says not so fast

Judge: Jesus Statue Can Stay On Montana Mountain

Supreme Court released three opinions today – marriage rulings expected tomorrow

Supreme Court: Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional

Democrats Plan to Kill Texas Abortion Bill With 13-Hour Filibuster | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

US Supreme Court to weigh in on buffer zone case in ‘Cradle of Liberty’ | Alliance Defending Freedom

Supreme Court Will Review Massachusetts Abortion Clinic Buffer Law | Life Legal Defense Foundation

With big rulings left, U.S. high court sets next session for Tuesday

Colo. Civil Rights Division rules school district discriminated against “transgender” first grader over bathroom use

Intercessors Call for Urgent Prayer for Supreme Court | Tim Wildmon at Charisma News

9th Circuit: MT ban on endorsements and expenditures for judicial candidates is unconstitutional, contributions ban still undecided

Is Forced Fatherhood Fair? | Laurie Shrage at NYT

MI: Removing High School Student from Class for Saying “I Don’t Accept Gays” Violates First Amendment

Planned Parenthood promoting Obamacare

Supreme Court asked to uphold free speech at graduations | Alliance Defending Freedom

Redefining marriage — above the Supreme Court’s pay grade: Ruling for homosexual ‘marriage’ would unleash endless national division

Social Security Administration: “gender change” merely requires letter from a doctor

HUD Announces First-ever Same-sex Housing Discrimination Study

U.S. Supreme Court: Merits Cases Remaining for October 2012 Term

Congresswoman holds back tears in debate: “may we mourn what abortion reveals about the conscience of our nation”

Gallup: Americans don’t believe in much of anything — and why that’s a terrible thing for politics

Murkowski becomes 3rd GOP senator for redefining marriage

Can faith prevent teen pregnancy? | Sarah Brown at Washington Post

Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom, Fundamentally At Odds | Matthew J. Franck at NRO

    Matthew J. Franck at Public Discourse: Should the truth about marriage—that it unites men and women so that children will have fathers and mothers—be defied by the laws of the land, we cannot expect the religious freedom of those who believe in that ancient truth to be respected under the new dominion of falsehood. After all, if redefining marriage to include same-sex couples accords with justice and moral truth, there is no good reason for the new legal order to make room for “conscientious” religious dissenters, for clearly their consciences are malformed and unworthy of respect. Thus the fate of religious freedom, for scores of millions of Americans, stands or falls with the fate of conjugal marriage itse

  • Posted: 06/18/2013
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Abortion pill mandate suspended for Pa. college | Alliance Defending Freedom

College assignment flunks First Amendment by forcing students to promote professor’s views | Alliance Defending Freedom

Lowest Marriage Rates in More Than a Century

Homosexuals Champion Sexual Perception Over Biology

    Nathan Cherry at Engage Family Minute: One of the biggest problems facing our culture has nothing to do with the actual biology and sexual orientation of people. As we all know, biology is formed before we are born, and sexual orientation is intricately linked to it. Rather, a major problem is the perceived biology and sexual orientation of people. As our society continues to run headlong toward some androgynous utopia it seems the number of people perceiving their sexual orientation to be frequently changing climbs.

  • Posted: 06/18/2013
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NH judge rules against school choice | Alliance Defending Freedom

WV attorney general speaks out on abortion abuses | Alliance Defending Freedom