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Domino effect

Religion | Another judge rules in favor of a religious business owner opposed to the Obama administration’s contraceptive mandate
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/15/13, 03:15 pm

In the ongoing battle between the Obama administration and Protestant and Catholic business owners, another domino has fallen in favor of employers: A U.S. District judge ruled Thursday that the federal government should not force the owner of Domino’s Farms to provide insurance coverage for contraception and abortifacient drugs to his employees.

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Scene of the crime

Terrorism | The Obama administration brings Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law to court in New York City
by Emily Belz
Posted 3/08/13, 04:18 pm

NEW YORK—On Friday, a top member of al-Qaeda appeared in U.S. District Court in lower Manhattan on terrorism-related charges, a short walk from Ground Zero. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and spokesman for al-Qaeda, was captured through a CIA operation in Jordan about a week ago. Prosecutors said that Abu Ghaith spent the last 10 years in Iran up until his capture. 

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Same-sex couples win more than visitation rights in custody battles

Homosexuality
by Tiffany Owens
Posted 2/27/13, 03:00 pm

Last Friday, the Kansas Supreme Court gave partial custody of two children to a woman who isn’t their biological mother.

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