Student Sues School District For Allegedly Banning ‘see You At The Pole’ Fliers That Included Bible Verses | The Blazewww.theblaze.com
The Blaze: Public schools should encourage, not shut down, the free exchange of ideas. The law on this is extremely clear: school policies cannot target religious speech for exclusion,” Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Matt Sharp said in a statement. “The First Amendment protects freedom of speech for all students, regardless of their religious or political beliefs.”
Does Requiring Employers to Provide Insurance Covering Certain Behavior Substantially Burden Employers’ Religious Practice?www.volokh.com
Eugene Volokh at the Volokh Conspiracy: Some people have argued that RFRA shouldn’t apply in Hobby Lobby because the employer mandate doesn’t require employers to actually do anything they see as sinful. The employers aren’t required to use the implantation-preventing contraceptives that they see as immoral. They aren’t required to administer them, or even handle them. They are just required to provide insurance policies that their employees may then choose to use to buy those contraceptives.
The Courant: A woman, whose same sex, domestic partner died as a result of medical malpractice, told the state Supreme Court Tuesday that she is entitled for constitutional reasons to damages for loss of consortium – even though she and her partner were not married.