OSU, pro-life group reach settlement | Associated Press

Oklahoma State settles lawsuit with campus pro-life group | FIRE

German home-school family can stay in U.S. indefinitely | Washington Times

Remember this? New Mexico Gov. denied haircut due to marriage stance | Townhall

University settles with pro-life student group over alleged crackdown on abortion display | The Blaze

“Will the Supreme Court tackle businesses that refuse to serve homosexuals?” | AllGov

“The forces behind the religious freedom movement that exploded last week” | TPM

Oklahoma State to pay $25,000 settlement to pro-life students over free speech suit

ACLU tracking religious liberty efforts in other states’ legislatures | The Arizona Republic

First Amendment freedoms threatened by IRS proposal, say Newman Society, religious groups | Cardinal Newman Society

OSU settles with pro-life student group in civil rights lawsuit | Tulsa World

Medical facility “buffer-zone” law in court | Washington Times

Elane Photography religious liberty case heads to Supreme Court | Washington Post

“Brewer does the right thing” | Wisconsin Journal Times editorial

    Wisconsin Journal Times editorial: “Joseph La Rue and Kerri Kupec of the Alliance Defending Freedom, which helped develop SB1062, wrote the following in a commentary last week for the Arizona Republic: ‘Elaine, however, did not refuse the women because they identify as homosexual. She declined to photograph the ceremony only because she didn’t want to promote a message at odds with her sincerely held religious beliefs about marriage.’”


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Ariz. business owner, children receive vile death threats over SB 1062 support

Tony Perkins: Brewer ditches facts to save face

Arizona veto likely to chill other religious freedom bills | Washington Times

Kerri Kupec: Brewer veto a “sad day for freedom” | Newsmax

“Arizona bill: ‘Anti-gay’ or something softer?” | Washington Post

Arizona veto resonates in other state fights | WSJ

“Religious Liberty or Anti-Gay Discrimination? Debate Heats Up” | NBC

Conservatives blame manipulation, fear for Jan Brewer veto of SB 1062

Arizona religious freedom bill becomes test case | WSJ

Madison bans leafleting in hundreds of bubble zones across city, pro-life group sues | LifeSiteNews

Arizona bill being “twisted,” say law profs | WND

    WorldNetDaily: “Nearly a dozen leading law professors from Harvard, Stanford, George Mason, Notre Dame and other top institutions across America have endorsed the controversial legislation in Arizona that would strengthen the state’s religious-rights standards. . . . The letter was compiled and released by the Alliance Defending Freedom.”


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“Gay marriage debate hits critical mass with judge tossing Texas ban” | Denver Post

“Notice of appeal in Va. gay marriage ruling filed” | AP

Madison, Wisconsin sued over “bubble zone” denying pro-lifers free speech

“Gov. Brewer vetoes Arizona anti-gay bill” | USA Today

“Arizona governor kills anti-gay bill” | Orange County Register

Legal opinions differ on SB 1062 as Suns, Amex, GoDaddy join opposition | Phoenix Business Journal

Brewer vetoes “religious freedom” bill | Your West Valley News

“Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay bill, SB 1062″ | CNN

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoes controversial religious freedom bill | Washington Times

Sponsors kill Ohio religious freedom bill | Lancaster Eagle Gazette

Arizona Gov. Brewer vetoes “religious freedom bill” | CBS

Madison, Wisc. sued over “bubble zone” ordinance

“Holder: No need to defend gay marriage bans” | CBN

All eyes on governor as Ariz. debate rages | The Arizona Republic

Kellie Fiedorek: Setting the record straight on SB 1062

“Would Jesus bake a cake for a gay wedding in Arizona” | Christianity Today

Supreme Court: AZ can’t strip Planned Parenthood of Medicaid funding

If Arizona bill becomes law, will NFL move Super Bowl? | USA Today

Should a baker be required to bake a Westboro Baptist cake if it’s against their religious beliefs? | Christian Post

Freedom or oppression? That’s the question for Arizona’s SB1062 | CNN

Culture clash roils Arizona | WSJ

CNN distorts AZ’s right-to-refuse bill | National Review

“Bill that would allow businesses to deny gays goes to Arizona Governor” | WWMT (Michigan)

    WWMT News Channel 3 (Michigan): “‘What this bill is about is a narrowly tailored bill to protect people’s religious freedoms, the as human dignity bill, a human rights bill, it’s an anti-discrimination bill so people of faith have a safe place in Arizona,’ said Doug Napier, Attorney for Alliance Defending Freedom.”


  • Posted: 02/26/2014
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Gideon Bibles axed after US atheist “browbeating” | The Christian Institute

Oklahoma case: Protect traditional marriage at ballot box, lose it in courts | OneNewsNow

Business leaders fear loss of Super Bowl over SB 1062

Pro-family leaders defend true marriage against lawsuits in Oklahoma and Michigan | LifeSiteNews

Downtown leaders oppose SB 1062 by hanging “open for business to everyone” signs | Downtown Devil

    Downtown Devil: “Joe La Rue, a legal counsel for the Scottsdale-based Alliance Defending Freedom, argued that the bill is not about discrimination. ADF is a conservative Christian nonprofit organization that provides legal defense, that in their own words, keeps ‘the door open for the spread of the Gospel by transforming the legal system and advocating for religious liberty, the sanctity of life, and marriage and family.’”


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“CNN’s Cuomo rips religious freedom activist for trying to ‘enforce intolerance’” | NewsBusters

    NewsBusters: “The anchor, who recently extolled rapper Macklemore’s pro-LGBT agenda ‘Same Love’ track, and raved about NFL hopeful Michael Sam’s coming out, blasted guest Kellie Fiedorek and the organization she works for, the Alliance Defending Freedom, for their social conservative agenda – or as he spun it, ‘trying to protect Christians who feel this kind of exclusionary belief.’”


  • Posted: 02/25/2014
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Supreme Court kills AZ law defunding Planned Parenthood | LifeSiteNews

To the barricades! It’s the religious conservatives again! | GetReligion

    Jim Davis at GetReligion: “‘In America, people should be free to live and work according to their faith, and the government shouldn’t be able to tell us we can’t do that,’ said Joseph E. La Rue, the legal counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian legal organization based in Scottsdale, Ariz., that advocates religious liberty and supports the measure passed by the State Legislature.”


  • Posted: 02/25/2014
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“AZ legislature passes bill allowing businesses to discriminate against gays” | AllGov

    AllGov: “‘In America, people should be free to live and work according to their faith, and the government shouldn’t be able to tell us we can’t do that,’ Joseph E. La Rue, legal counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian legal organization based in Scottsdale, Arizona, told The New York Times. ‘Faith shouldn’t be something we have to leave inside our house.’”


  • Posted: 02/25/2014
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AZ may not deny Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood, Supreme Court agrees | Christian Post

Supreme Court forces AZ residents to fund Planned Parenthood, abortions

“Lawyers: Gay marriage a detriment to children” | AP

Business opposition to Arizona’s religion bill continues to mount | The Arizona Republic

Supreme Court ruling sides with Planned Parenthood | Arizona Daily Star

U.S. Supreme Court won’t revive Arizona abortion law | AP

“Arizona senators want veto of bill allowing refusal of service to gays” | The Post-Standard

“Is it okay to refuse to serve same-sex couples based on religious beliefs?” | NYT

    Shannon Doyne at The New York Times: “‘In America, people should be free to live and work according to their faith, and the government shouldn’t be able to tell us we can’t do that,’ said Joseph E. La Rue, the legal counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian legal organization based in Scottsdale, Ariz., that advocates religious liberty and supports the measure passed by the State Legislature.”


  • Posted: 02/25/2014
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