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
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
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
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
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.
A pro-family leader is applauding a liberal appellate court
for upholding a California city's right to lease properties to the
The Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether the
government can be barred from using churches for public events.
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
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.
Montana's constitutional amendment protecting marriage has been
upheld, though it was a split decision by the state's Supreme
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.
A British worker who was forced to resign because she wanted to
observe the Sabbath is waiting on the results of an appeal.
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.
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.
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.
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.