Family business asks full 3rd Circuit to protect religious freedom from Obama mandate | Alliance Defending Freedom

New pleadings filed in same-sex marriage ban suit | Tulsa World

A Principal Allowed Her to Deliver Bible Readings on School Property Every Morning This Past Spring

    Patheos: Of course, a Religious Right group is arguing that this is a violation of the mother’s rights: [Says Matthew Sharp, general counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom,] “The students know it’s the mother and her own speech — something that the First Amendment protects — and that it is not the school mandating this woman to do it.” . . . Sharp of the pro-prayer Alliance Defending Freedom says the group hasn’t decided whether to take up Urena’s cause. “What this mother is doing is carrying on one of the great American traditions,” he said. I reiterate my earlier point: If the mother were preaching any faith other than Christianity, I doubt Sharp would be defending her . . .


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Additional misconduct at Planned Parenthood’s Wilmington clinic alleged at hearing

Ex-staff testify about breaches in Planned Parenthood clinic care | News Journal

Mom banned from praying outside high school | The New Age

Planned Parenthood clinic manager says workers were poorly trained

Mennonite-owned furniture company vows to appeal ObamaCare mandate | One News Now

“Tolerance in San Antonio: There’s apparently nothing very gay at the Alamo” | Washington Times Editorial

Religious literature distribution stands on court rulings | One News Now

Proposition 8 proponents are still in the fight | Austin Nimocks at OC Register (subscription only)

Atheists Stop Mother from Praying For Her Children in Front of School

ACLU Trying to Ban Gideons From Kentucky Schools | The New American

School expels mom for praying on front steps | World Magazine

Franklin County, MO Wins Legal Battle Over Invocations | MO FPC

Christians claim they will suffer discrimination under anti-discrimination policy

Dear ACLU: The Cross Isn’t Toxic | Matt Sharp

Church Buildings and Same-Sex “Wedding” Ceremonies

Planned Parenthood to Pay $1.4 Million in Medicaid Fraud Settlement | Sarah Torre at Heritage Foundation

Louisiana pro-lifers call for Jindal to defund Planned Parenthood affiliate in wake of Texas fraud | LifeSiteNews

Mt. Healthy’s Enduring Commitment to First Amendment Rights on Campus | David Hacker at Jurist

Want to become a Christian? Give a month’s notice. | World Magazine

Pottsgrove principal’s radio program at crossroads of education, religion | The Mercury

Obama’s health-care mandate upheld by federal appeals court | TribLive.com

Planned Parenthood to Repay $1.4 Million Following Texas Medicaid Fraud Investigation | Christian News Net

Planned Parenthood Settles Fraud Case For $1.4 Million | Baptist Press

Religious literature distribution stands on court rulings | One News Now

Lizarda Urena, New Hampshire Parent, Banned From Praying Aloud Outside Public School | Huffington Post

America’s ‘stunning betrayal’ | The Nation

Does the NAACP Really Believe the “Right to Life” is the “Most Fundamental of Civil Rights?” | Casey Mattox at LifeNews

‘Let Us Pray’ Before Town Council Becomes High Court Case

About that other lawsuit: ADF will pursue fraud case against Planned Parenthood, too

America’s ‘stunning betrayal’: Leader of Nigeria’s Christians calls for U.S. intervention to end Boko Haram violence | World Magazine

‘Let Us Pray’ Before Town Council Becomes High Court Case | Bloomberg BusinessWeek

Even Democrats Agree | World Magazine

Concord bans mom from praying at steps of school each morning | Unions Leader

Planned Parenthood Tees Off the Gulf | Patriot Post

Nigerian Christians Urge State Dept. to Label Boko Haram as Terrorist Group | Christian Post

Does a Texas Ordinance Banning Discrimination Amount to a ‘Ban on Christianity’? | Politix

Conservative Catholics and Religious Right Unite for Revamped Culture War | Truth Out

We Paid for Those Abortions: Across several states, Planned Parenthood overbills and charges Medicaid for abortions. | Kevin Williamson at NRO

Prop. 8 proponents ask California Supreme Court to uphold rule of law | Austin R. Nimocks at Sonoran News

CBO: Killing Babies Will Save the Government Money | Michael J. Norton

Liberal California senator tries again with ‘Global Democracy’ bill | One News Now

Indian Converts Must Get Government Permission (One Month in Advance) or Face Prison | Christianity Today

A history lesson in New Jersey: Lawsuits could be coming to a church near you | One News Now

Fetuses from clinic won’t be released for burial by outside groups | Catholic Sun

Texas Planned Parenthood must reimburse $1.4 million in Medicaid fraud, calls charges ‘baseless’ | LifeSiteNews

India: Converts face prison without permission from authorities | Christian Today

Unprecedented ordinance bans Christians from serving on city council | BizPacReview

Bill passes in India jailing converts, clergy for failure to give prior notice of conversion

San Antonio proposal would ban anyone opposed to homosexuality from city council | Examiner.com

Christian Right Seeks Renewal in Catholic-Evangelical Alliance | Daily Kos

Pro-Lifers Seeking Burial of ‘Gosnell Babies’ Locked Out of Medical Examiner’s Office | CNS News

Pro-Life Groups Protest, Want to Bury “Gosnell Babies” | Philly Post

Pro-life Leaders Demand Burial for ‘Gosnell Babies,’ Philly Stonewalls | Newsbusters

Culture ‘Unprecedented’ language targets those with traditional values | One News Now

ADF: Michigan school district caved to ACLU | One News Now

Judge to Decide If Indiana City Can Allow Churches to Display Crosses on Public Land | Anugrah Kumar at Christian Post

Free Speech for Pro-Life Students | Patheos

Court prevents feds from enforcing abortion-drug mandate | WorldNetDaily

Hobby Lobby wins injunction against ObamaCare abortion pill mandate | LiveAction News

Alliance Defending Freedom’s Infranco: Prop 8 Fight Isn’t Over | Newsmax

Parental notice law gains court approval | Baptist Press at Townhall

Court grants Hobby Lobby injunction from health care penalties | Edmond Sun