Family & Society

Judge blocks Trump family planning funds rule

by Harvest Prude
Posted 4/26/19, 12:25 pm

A federal judge on Thursday blocked a new Trump administration rule that funds only family planning providers that do not refer patients for abortions. U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian’s nationwide injunction prevents the rule, scheduled for implementation May 3, from taking effect until other legal challenges can make their way through the courts.

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Krieg Barrie

Sin in the city

Cities | An attempt to rank America’s most vice-ridden places provides a flawed but insightful snapshot of modern-day morality
by Marvin Olasky & World Journalism Institute students
Posted 4/25/19, 04:28 pm

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Associated Press/Photo by Haraz N. Ghanbari (file)

More sexual abuse claims surface against Boy Scouts

by Kent Covington
Posted 4/25/19, 11:40 am

The Boy Scouts of America could soon face more legal trouble over alleged sexual abuse. Several states are moving to adjust statute-of-limitations laws so more victims of past abuse can sue for damages. New York passed a law allowing years-old lawsuits in August 2018, and New Jersey has one waiting for the governor’s signature. Similar bills are pending in Pennsylvania and California.

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