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2012 (By Year)

  • Dec 28

    Though the Supreme Court has declined to intervene, Hobby Lobby will continue its fight against the Health and Human Services mandate that it provide free insurance coverage for abortion-causing drugs.

  • Dec 27

    Since the ACLU obtained a temporary injunction, halting implementation of the state's fetal pain-based abortion ban, Georgia has set a February court date to defend its measure.

  • Dec 26

    A Louisiana woman has gone to court for the right to be obscene. But one attorney points out that individual liberties should be accompanied by common sense, self-restraint and respect for others.

  • Dec 26

    Conservatives in California have scored a court victory in efforts to stop a controversial law set to take effect January 1st, banning efforts by counselors to convince youth struggling with homosexuality that they can turn away from their sinful lifestyle.

  • Dec 21

    A pro-family leader is applauding a liberal appellate court for upholding a California city's right to lease properties to the Boy Scouts.

  • Dec 21

    The Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether the government can be barred from using churches for public events.

  • Dec 21

    Many Christian organizations are waiting on courts to determine if they must fulfill the federal mandate to provide free insurance coverage for birth control, abortion-causing drugs and sterilization.

  • Dec 21

    An elementary school in Farmington, Utah, placed a book about same-sex couples on restricted availability when a parent complained, but now the ACLU is suing to lift the restriction.

  • Dec 20

    ADF has come to the defense of some Arizona officials who have been targeted by an atheist organization for their role in a Christmas lighting ceremony on public property.

  • Dec 19

    Montana's constitutional amendment protecting marriage has been upheld, though it was a split decision by the state's Supreme Court.

  • Dec 19

    A federal appeals court has intervened in the Health and Human Services mandate, effectively holding the government's "feet to the fire" for promises it has made.

  • Dec 18

    A British worker who was forced to resign because she wanted to observe the Sabbath is waiting on the results of an appeal.

  • Dec 18

    A Michigan university has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a graduate counseling student who was expelled because her religious beliefs collided with school policy.

  • Dec 17

    After a federal judge dismissed his case, an appeals court is next for a Tulsa police captain who declined to attend a session at a local mosque for indoctrination.

  • Dec 17

    North Carolina parents have filed a lawsuit because their 10-year-old son was traumatized after school officials made him strip down to his underwear in search of a $20 bill.

  • Dec 17

    A constitutional rights watchdog is supporting Arizona's law that requires prospective voters to provide satisfactory evidence of citizenship in order to register to vote.