Legal-Courts (2012)



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  • December 28, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Mandate challenge left up to lower courts

    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.

  • December 28, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    GA abortion ban on pause

    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.

  • December 27, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Judge allows offensive display

    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.

  • December 26, 2012
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    SB 1172 injunction granted

    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.

  • December 24, 2012
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    Liberal court sides with BSA

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

  • December 26, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Should churches be off limits for public events?

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

  • December 24, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Outlook good for Priests for Life re: HHS mandate

    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.

  • December 24, 2012
    Bob Kellogg

    ACLU ignoring educational suitability

    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.

  • December 21, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    FFRF in a fuss over Christmas lights

    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.

  • December 20, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Marriage in Montana

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

  • December 20, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Federal court won’t allow gov’t to slide

    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.

  • December 19, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    Woman loses job for not working on Sundays

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