Faculty members’ free speech rights put to test | OneNewsNow

Legal appeals will delay same-sex “marriages” in Oklahoma | The Oklahoman

Indiana churches seeking to erect cross display on public property get appeals court hearing date | Christian Post

Judge strikes Oklahoma marriage amendment; 2004 ballot garnered 76% voter approval | Baptist Press

ADF attorney eyewitnessed ‘buffer law’ arguments before Supremes

SCOTUS hears abortion protest case today | The American Spectator

OK: “Same-sex marriage foe not surprised” | Tulsa World

PA: Ruling on student speech spurs policy review | Valley News Dispatch

Do abortion clinic buffer zones protect public safety or restrict free speech? | Aden debate on PBS NewsHour

Justices weigh abortion ‘bubble zone’ law | CBN

U.S. Supreme Court takes up abortion protest case | Reuters

Washington Democrats propose bill to mandate elective abortion coverage | Live Action

Supreme Court to decide if pro-life people have free speech at abortion clinics | LifeNews

ADF to Kansas Board of Regents: Rescind anti-social media policy | Caffeinated Thoughts

“U.S. judge strikes down Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage” | The Oklahoman

“Judge rejects Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriages” | WSJ

“Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional, federal judge rules” | BuzzFeed

U.S. Supreme Court takes up abortion protest case | CNews

“Oklahoma same-sex marriage ban struck down by federal judge” | LA Times

Mennonite company asks Supreme Court to stop HHS mandate | The New American

“Colorado gay marriage tax bill passes first hurdle” | 9News

Supreme Court case sets precedent for Burlington’s buffer zone ordinance | Burlington Free Press

High court won’t hear Ariz. abortion ban challenge | CBN

Michael Norton on WA state abortion coverage mandate | KIV (audio)

Little Sisters still bullied by big brother | Tony Perkins’ Washington Update

No judiciary committee vote today on Indiana marriage amendment | Evansville Courier & Press

“Indiana committee delays vote on same-sex marriage ban” | New Civil Rights Movement

Abortion rights: Supreme Court leaves rejection of Arizona law in place (+video) | Christian Science Monitor

Hawaii church defeats atheists in suit that alleged gov’t fraud | Charisma

Veteran’s Affairs committee wants review of policy on VA’s anti-Christmas acts | Augusta Chronicle

WA Democrats renew push on abortion insurance bill | AP

Supreme Court: Arizona can’t enforce ban on abortions after 20 weeks | LifeNews

“Indiana House chamber bursts into laughter after speaker calls LGBT people ‘intolerant’” | The Raw Story

    The Raw Story: “Kellie Fiedorek, a lawyer for Alliance Defending Freedom, argued that the ‘government is in the marriage business to preserve the family and to ensure, wherever possible, that children do not grow up in motherless and fatherless homes.’”


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Re: Lederman on “Substantial Burden” | Matt Bowman at Bench Memos

“Lawmakers delay vote after gay marriage ban debate” | Indianapolis Star

“RNC Official Praises Putin’s Anti-Gay Laws As ‘Common Sense In Russia!’” | New Civil Rights Movement

    It shows a link to an article at the Illinois Family Institute, a group that appears on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of active certified anti-gay hate groups. The IFI is also affiliated with the American Family Association (another anti-gay hate group) and says it has a “working relationship with other Christian ministries like the Liberty Council and the Alliance Defending Freedom.”


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US Supreme Court to hear pro-life Groups’ challenge to Ohio speech law | Christian Post

Maine bill would give religious freedom a step up to level playing field | Kennebec Journal

Hawaii court dismisses atheists’ lawsuit against two churches | Christian Post

Roanoke County Board of Supervisors discusses prayer policy | Roanoke Times

TUHSD reviews Planned Parenthood’s sex education curriculum | Ahwatukee Foothills News

Defend right to sing carols | Augusta Chronicle

Washington taxpayer appeals dismissal of case against Planned Parenthood | Live Action News

Christian business owners operating on biblical principles | OneNewsNow

Family-Run Business Tells Supreme Court: Stop Obama’s HHS Mandate | LifeNews

U.S. Supreme Court will hear Conestoga Wood Specialties’ appeal on March 25

Health Care Cases To Watch In 2014 | Law360.com

Judge Rebuilds ‘Berlin Wall’ Just for Home-Schoolers | Charisma News

100+ parents protest as Arizona school chooses from three pro-abortion sex ed courses

Common Core May Endanger Religious Freedom of Catholic Schools | Cardinal Newman Society

Religious Freedom Sunday: Opportunity to be reminded of students’ rights | One News Now

ADF: Gov’t seeking to impose ‘new belief system’ on client | One News Now

Breathing new life into fraud case against Planned Parenthood | One News Now

Grace Awarded ‘Abortion Pill’ Mandate Suspension | Stacey Page Online

Christmas Carols and cards prohibited for U.S. military veterans! | Medium-Presse-Info

“Calif. Caterer Refuses to Do Gay Wedding Based on Christian Beliefs: ‘I Hope You Appreciate My Honesty’”

Tempe Union sex-education discussion drawing scrutiny | The Arizona Republic (video)

Sexual education causing controversy in Tempe | ABC 15 (video)

Tempe school district puts sex ed rumors to rest | MyFoxPhoenix.com (video)

Christian Baker Files Religious-Freedom Appeal in Wedding-Cake Ruling | NC Register

Court Should Hear How Planned Parenthood Defrauded Washington of $377 Million | LifeNews

2013 a bad year for Obamacare abortion pill mandate | Sonoran News

Spirit of Freedom Women to host guest speaker Ryan Johnson Friday, January 17 | FortBendStar.com

    FortBendStar.com: Guest speaker, Ryan Johnson, serves as an ambassador for Alliance Defending Freedom ministry. Alliance Defending Freedom is a servant ministry building an alliance to keep 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. Recognizing the need for a strong, coordinated legal defense against growing attacks on religious freedom, more than 30 prominent Christian leaders launched Alliance Defending Freedom in 1994. Over the past 18 years, this unique legal ministry has brought together thousands of Christian attorneys and like-minded organizations that work tirelessly to advocate for the right of people to freely live out their faith in America and around the world.


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Christian baker files religious freedom appeal in marriage ruling | Patheos (CNA)

Christian Bakers File Appeal in Same-Sex Wedding Cake Case | Charisma News

Utah case has no bearing on Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage, Tulsa County says | NewsOK.com

10 Nation-Shaping Victories of 2013 | Alliance Defending Freedom at Charisma

State ‘imposing’ its ‘gay’ beliefs on cake artist | World Net Daily

Romeike Family Asylum: New Brief Filed In US Supreme Court Case | Inquisitr

Cake Shop Owner Files Appeal After Judge Rules He Must Sell Wedding Cakes for Same-Sex Ceremonies | Christian Post

“Colo. Cake Maker Appeals Order To Serve Gays” | AP