House votes to tighten religious exemptions on vaccinations

Connecticut threepeat: Assisted-suicide bid shut down

Supreme Court rejects appeal in lawsuit over rejection of Litchfield, Connecticut synagogue

Connecticut board recommends homeschooled special needs children be monitored

Connecticut to minors: You can pick abortion but not chemotherapy

Conn. Supreme Court rules 17-year-old cancer patient must have chemo

Connecticut Supreme Court to hear case of teen forced to undergo chemo

Pro-life family no longer forced to pay Obamacare ‘abortion surcharge’

Access Health adds plans that exclude abortion coverage

Pro-life win: US state to offer non-abortion Obamacare plan

Ruckus about abortion coverage brings results

Family gets relief from Obamacare’s mandatory ‘abortion fee,’ but pro-lifers aren’t rejoicing just yet

Conn. family won’t be forced to pay Obamacare elective abortion surcharge

Pro-life family forced onto Obamacare wins battle to avoid paying for abortions

Conn. family won’t be forced to pay Obamacare elective abortion surcharge

Connecticut targets homeschoolers

Names of 1,000+ insurance plans that fund elective abortion in ObamaCare released

Family of 6 says they’ll go uninsured before paying Obamacare’s ‘abortion fee’

Appeals court revives Connecticut synagogue suit

Pro-lifer follows Hobby Lobby’s lead against mandate

Connecticut man seeks health insurance without fee for coverage of abortions

School blocks NRA, GOP, Christian websites – but not Dem, Islam sites

Family to lose health plan, pay for abortions under Obamacare

Family to lose health care plan, must pay for abortions under Obamacare

Family to lose health plan, pay for abortions under Obamacare

This family has to choose between paying Obamacare mandate penalty or funding abortions

Remember ObamaCare? Yeah, that’s still news

No you can’t keep your plan and yes you have to pay for other people’s abortions

The illusion of healthcare choice in Obamacare

Lawsuit filed in Connecticut over abortion surcharges

Casey Mattox speaks to Fox about the Access Health CT case

Couple sues over abortion coverage in access health CT plans

Pro-life Catholics sue over abortion fee mandate

Pro-life leader has health plan cancelled under Obamacare, now forced to pay for abortions

Obamacare forcing pro-life family to pay for other people’s abortions

School fails to silence pro-life message | OneNewsNow

Pro-life groups face opposition in American high schools | National Catholic Register

CT high school Students for Life group wins free speech battle | Breitbart

Victory: CT high school restores pro-life student free speech | ChristianNewsWire

Catherine Glenn Foster: Conn. lawmakers again consider letting doctors assist with suicide

Pro-life high school club claims its rights were violated | WFSB

Students for Life fights 1st Amendment battle in CT high school | Breitbart

Branford High Students for Life club’s censorship claim draws national attention | New Haven Register

Conn. high school blocks pro-life student group from handing out information | Christian Post

Conn. Requiring Health Insurers To Cover Gender Transition

“Transgender Cop In Conn. Files Complaint” | AP

CT: “High Court Hears Claim for Retroactive Gay Marriage Rights”

Yale holds 1st annual pro-life conference, ‘Vita et Veritas’ on campus

In New Haven, Justice Sotomayor shares the story of her life

CT: Local woman adjusts to Supreme Court bench

CT: Neighbor Says Church Bells Helped Destroy His Marriage

Rainbow Flag Flies At Ct. Governor’s Residence

Christian Employee Who Objects To Secular Counseling Loses Religious Accommodation Claim

George Soros Bankrolling Efforts to Legalize Assisted Suicide

“Gay Connecticut couple accused of raping adopted children will face trial”

Conn. federal court upholds Milford’s SOB ordinance, except license posting requirement that requires licensee’s name

Connecticut to Hold Hearing on Bill Legalizing Assisted Suicide

“In DOMA Supreme Court Case, 15 States Say Not Recognizing Gay Marriage Is Unconstitutional” | Huffington Post

ACLU Opposes Bill To Regulate Violent Video Games

Conn. Lawmakers Consider Letting Doctors Assist With Suicide | Catherine Glenn Foster at Christian Post

Keller nominated for Conn. Appellate Court

Zoning Challenge Fails Under RLUIPA But Succeeds On Other Grounds

CT: Espinosa Nominated To Be State’s First Hispanic Supreme Court Justice

CT: Catholic Soup Kitchen Files RLUIPA Challenge To Denial of Permit To Operate

Civil Court May Enforce Pre-Nup Penalizing Husband For Failing To Grant Wife A Jewish Divorce

CT: Baby Jesus stolen from nativity scene

ACLU calls out Region 15 board for pledge push

Connecticut Yeshiva Targeted on Church-State Issue

An Anti-Abortion Attorney Challenges Burlington’s No-Protest Zone Their attorney is Michael DePrimo, a First Amendment lawyer based in Hamden, Conn. He formerly worked as special assistant to the president of the American Family Association, a Christian group that rails against abortion, pornography and same-sex marriage. In a 2004 article for American Family Association Journal, DePrimo wrote that acceptance of same-sex marriage “may well signal the beginning of the end of Western civilization.” . . . DePrimo fought the Massachusetts case with financial backing from the Alliance Defense Fund, an Arizona-based Christian legal firm dedicated to defending “family values.” He’s taken the Burlington case pro bono and wouldn’t speculate about whether the ADF, now called the Alliance Defending Freedom, might bankroll it. DePrimo says his clients are peaceful people who have the right to engage in “sidewalk counseling” with women and couples entering Planned Parenthood. “Planned Parenthood does not want pro-life speech to reach their patrons,” DePrimo says by phone from Connecticut. “That’s what this ordinance is really about. That’s not what it says, but that’s the real purpose behind it.”

  • Posted: 09/26/2012
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Connecticut Joins States in Same-Sex “Marriage” Support

CT: Should Replacing a Virgin Mary with a Gnome Be a Hate Crime?

    Findlaw: It happened several weeks ago when Fraga woke up to find her Virgin Mary statue sitting headless in the front yard. A week after that a gnome was placed on the statue where the head used to be. Needlessly cruel mischief? Likely. But hate crime? The police don’t agree. Although there are no leads and no suspects, police don’t think it was a hate crime, reports NECN. They think it was vandalism rather than motivated by bigotry.

  • Posted: 09/12/2012
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Connecticut Bar to Join the Attack on Marriage at SCOTUS