Legal-Courts (2012)

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  • July 30, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Court blocks Okla. personhood initiative

    The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether Oklahoma's personhood initiative can proceed. The Oklahoma Supreme Court decided against putting it on the ballot, suggesting the issue of personhood would conflict with Supreme Court rulings favoring abortion.

  • July 28, 2012 Staff

    Court victory against Obama contraceptive mandate

    A federal court in Denver has blocked the Health and Human Services mandate for insurance exchanges under Obamacare to provide free sterilization, contraception and morning after pill coverage.

  • July 27, 2012 Staff

    Drug rehab deaths being investigated

    After three deaths in nine months, an eastern Oklahoma drug rehab center with ties to the Church of Scientology is being investigated.

  • January 03, 2012

    Secret to keeping Christianity in schools

    Public schools were under the constant attack of anti-Christian forces last year, but as attorney Mat Staver reports, many of those forces were successfully defeated through legal processes.
  • January 04, 2012

    Court ruling aids 'dumbing down'

    The Alliance Defense Fund is petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review Idaho's ban on the use of books deemed "religious," even if they are the classics of Western civilization.
  • January 05, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Confidential settlement suspicious

    An abortion facility shut down by the state of Illinois is now free to resume taking the lives of unborn babies.
  • January 06, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Who will determine 'decency'?

    A spokesman for the Parents Television Council details what is at stake as the issue of broadcast indecency goes to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
  • January 09, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    ACLU challenges funding of Christian festival

    The American Civil Liberties Union is threatening a West Virginia county for its role in an annual "Jesus Fest," but a civil liberties law firm is confident the county's involvement is completely legal.
  • January 10, 2012
    Chad Groening

    Defending Alabama's immigration law

    Two Christian law firms are supporting Alabama's immigration statute in the face of a lawsuit from the U.S. Justice Department.
  • January 11, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Pastors scrambling for their churches

    Pastors in New York are protesting the loss of public schools as meeting places as a deadline nears that could leave their congregations out in the cold.
  • January 12, 2012

    A major victory for religious freedom

    The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled in favor of a Christian school in Michigan that was sued for firing an employee who herself had threatened to sue over alleged discrimination. Simply put, the ruling strongly affirms the freedom of religious groups to choose their own ministers.
  • January 13, 2012 Staff

    Church lawsuit in Mississippi

    The mayor of a small Mississippi town appears to be discriminating against churches, which has resulted in legal action.




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