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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

      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. 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. 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

      A legal expert wasn't shocked to learn that federal law will not be enforced against Washington state and Colorado, both of which legalized marijuana in the November elections.

    • 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.