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In a landmark decision, a federal district court on Wednesday said a Christian college in Louisiana is exempt from complying with the HHS mandate. It requires most businesses and nonprofits to offer potential abortion-inducing drugs in employee health plans.  Read more

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to hear a case involving the censorship of pro-life speech.  Read more

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A federal appeals court today rejected a Virginia county clerk’s request to put a marriage decision on hold. That means licenses may be issued to same-sex couples as early as Aug. 20 — unless the U.S. Supreme Court says otherwise.  Read more

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A state judge in Tennessee ruled in favor of the voter-approved constitutional amendment that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman. This is the first time a judge has upheld such an amendment since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June 2013.  Read more

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A Texas judge temporarily halted an ordinance that would force Houston business owners to allow men to use the women’s restroom — and vice versa. It will be on hold until Aug. 15, pending a hearing on the matter.  Read more

A federal district court last week said that a five-foot-tall Ten Commandments monument in Bloomfield, New Mexico, is unconstitutional. In his opinion, District Judge James Parker said it must be removed by Sept. 10.  Read more

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Pro-lifers in Madison, Wis., will once again be able to exercise their free-speech rights — without restrictions. City officials voted this week to rescind an ordinance that created hundreds of unconstitutional censorship zones.  Read more

Master Sgt. Nathan Sommers filed a lawsuit saying he was forced to retire from the United States Army because of his conservative beliefs.  Read more

An Alabama law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at local hospitals has been struck down. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson wrote that requiring admitting privileges for abortionists through the Women’s Health and Safety Act “would have the striking result of closing three of Alabama’s five abortion clinics.”  Read more

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