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'Great News for Children': Court Says N.Y. Can't Shut Down Christian Adoption Agency

'Great News for Children': Court Says N.Y. Can't Shut Down Christian Adoption Agency

A U.S. federal judge delivered a major victory to a faith-based adoption agency last week by permanently blocking the state of New York from closing the provider due to its Christian beliefs.

Federal Judge Dismisses Preliminary Injunction Aimed at Protecting Religious Freedom of Artists

Federal Judge Dismisses Preliminary Injunction Aimed at Protecting Religious Freedom of Artists

On Monday, a federal judge dismissed a preliminary injunction aimed at protecting religious freedom, essentially ruling that a New York photographer cannot decline to photograph same-sex weddings because of her religious convictions.

Biden Passes Trump for First-Year Judicial Confirmations: 'and We Will Keep Going in 2022'

Biden Passes Trump for First-Year Judicial Confirmations: 'and We Will Keep Going in 2022'

President Biden has passed former President Donald Trump in first-year judicial confirmations and first-year nominations thanks to a Democratic-controlled Senate that is driven to limit the impact of Trump’s reshaping of the courts.

Retiring Judges Give President Biden Chance to Appoint Even More Federal Judges

Retiring Judges Give President Biden Chance to Appoint Even More Federal Judges

According to reports, more than a dozen federal judges are slated to retire in the coming months opening up new judgeships to be filled by President Joe Biden.

Senate Confirms 225th Trump Judge, a Modern Record for GOP Presidents in One Term

Senate Confirms 225th Trump Judge, a Modern Record for GOP Presidents in One Term

This week, the U.S. Senate confirmed the 225th federal judge nominated by President Trump.

Court Upholds Ky. Pro-Life Law Protecting Women from 'Unsanitary' Abortion Clinics

Court Upholds Ky. Pro-Life Law Protecting Women from 'Unsanitary' Abortion Clinics

On Friday, a U.S. federal appeals court in Kentucky ruled that it is not unconstitutional for the state to require that abortion clinics have agreements with local hospitals and ambulance services in the event of a medical emergency.

Doctor's Visits No Longer Required for Women to Obtain Abortion Pill, Federal Judge Decides

Doctor's Visits No Longer Required for Women to Obtain Abortion Pill, Federal Judge Decides

A federal judge decided this week that women can receive abortion medications through the mail.

Judge: N.Y. Can't Restrict Churches while Permitting Protests during Pandemic

Judge: N.Y. Can't Restrict Churches while Permitting Protests during Pandemic

On Friday, a U.S. federal judge issued an injunction against New York officials, saying it’s likely unconstitutional to restrict gatherings at houses of worship while allowing mass gatherings at protests and not similarly restricting businesses.

Judge Allows N.C. Churches to Meet: 'There Is No Pandemic Exception to the Constitution'

Judge Allows N.C. Churches to Meet: 'There Is No Pandemic Exception to the Constitution'

On Saturday, a federal judge decided that North Carolina churches would be allowed to meet indoors despite a 10 person limit put in place by the state's governor. 

Federal Judge Says Kansas Churches Can Hold Worship Services despite 10 Person Gathering Limit

Federal Judge Says Kansas Churches Can Hold Worship Services despite 10 Person Gathering Limit

Despite an executive order requiring gatherings consist of 10 people or fewer, a federal judge ruled this week that Kansas churches can hold regular worship services.

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