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Religious Liberty | Beto O’Rourke’s troubling comments
by Joel Belz
Posted 11/07/19, 02:51 pm

Beto O’Rourke at least had the political sense to backtrack. His earlier response to a reporter’s question about homosexual rights had been preposterous—earning dissent even from his ultra-liberal, fellow presidential candidates. But O’Rourke’s follow-up “clarification” served mostly to show what the former U.S. congressman from Texas really thinks on the subject. And what he thinks suggests he should have no place of influence in government.

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Judge strikes down healthcare conscience rule

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/06/19, 01:14 pm

A federal judge in New York shot down a Trump administration regulation that protected the rights of pro-life healthcare workers. U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services exceeded its authority in crafting a rule that would have allowed medical workers to claim religious or moral exemptions to performing abortions or other procedures that violate their consciences.

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Court clears narrow path for religious liberty

Religious Liberty | Kentucky justices rule in favor of one Christian business owner
by Steve West
Posted 11/05/19, 02:37 pm

The Kentucky Supreme Court vindicated a Christian printer who didn’t want to print pro-LGBT messages, but the victory may prove hollow. The court dismissed an LGBT organization’s discrimination claims last Thursday but left significant free speech questions unanswered.

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