Home / Tag: court

Tag Archives: court

Japan upholds ban on same-sex marriage

japan marriage

A Japanese court has upheld a ban on same-sex marriage by dismissing a lawsuit that argued it was unconstitutional. Three same-sex couples in their 30s and 50s sued in the Osaka District ...

Read More »

Appeals court backs free speech rights of pro-life counselors

free counselors

A District of Columbia appeals court last week ordered a lawsuit against three pro-life counselors to be dismissed. The case involved a group of pro-lifers who protested on a sidewalk in front ...

Read More »

Twitter rebuffed by courts in its lawsuit against Texas over Trump ban

twitter texas

Twitter has lost another round in court over its ban of Donald Trump from the social media platform. A federal appeals court has dismissed Twitter’s lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. ...

Read More »

Josh Duggar will face sentencing in April for child porn conviction

duggar

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who was convicted last year of federal child pornography charges, will appear in court for sentencing in April. Duggar was featured on TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting.” ...

Read More »

Pro-life group wins as court blocks new California abortion law

california life

California pro-lifers scored a major legal victory just before Christmas. On December 23, a federal court granted Life Legal’s motion to block enforcement of a law that criminalizes First Amendment activity outside most abortion ...

Read More »

Religious discrimination lawsuits cost University of Iowa nearly $2 million

iowa

The University of Iowa will pay nearly $2 million to settle religious discrimination lawsuits field by InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and Business Leaders in Christ. The settlement is another example of Christians standing ...

Read More »

Court finds Maryland violated Christian school’s rights

court maryland

A federal district court ruled Friday that Maryland officials violated the First Amendment rights of a church-run grade school. The state had revoked the school’s eligibility to participate in a voucher program ...

Read More »

Judge rules in favor of Missouri-led coalition of states to temporarily halt vaccine mandate

missouri mandate

A federal judge on Monday placed a temporary injunction on the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers at Medicare- and Medicaid-affiliated facilities. The ruling comes as another setback in which other ...

Read More »

Missouri judge strips local health departments’ ability to impose COVID-19 mandates

churches coronavirus

Neither Missouri’s health director nor local health agencies’ directors can use “personal discretion” when imposing orders or mandates that impact businesses, individuals, schools, and other entities, a Cole County judge said this week. ...

Read More »

OSHA suspends vax mandate for 80 million Americans after Biden loses in court

osha mandate

The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has suspended the enforcement of the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private businesses. If it had continued, OSHA would have faced thousands of lawsuits ...

Read More »

Court: Biden mandate “likely exceeds the federal government’s authority”

court mandate vaccine

The Supreme Court could be the next stop for the Biden vaccine mandate after a U.S. appeals court reaffirmed its temporary halt of the plan. The court rejected a challenge by President ...

Read More »

Navy SEALs sue President Biden after religious exemption denied

seals religious

The Biden administration is being sued for denying religious vaccine exemptions to Navy SEALs. The vaccine mandate deadline is approaching for all service members and thousands are speaking out about their denial ...

Read More »

Court says Christian doctors can refuse to perform abortion, gender transition

doctors gender

A federal judge ruled this week that the Biden administration cannot force Christian doctors and religious hospitals to perform abortions or gender transition procedures under Obamacare. The case involves a portion of ...

Read More »

Street preacher to sue London police after court throws out charges

street preacher

A street preacher who was wrongly accused of “hate speech” by over-zealous London police officers is now turning the tables. Hazel Lewis, 49, has been vindicated by the court after a judge ...

Read More »

‘Free Britney’ Spears movement fails as judge rules against her

britney spears

The “Free Britney” movement has apparently failed after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Wednesday struck down Britney Spears’ request to remove her father, Jamie Spears, from the financial aspects of ...

Read More »

Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of Catholic foster care agency

democrats court pack court cases foster law justices

Religious rights advocates are continuing to praise a rare unanimous U.S. Supreme Court which ruled on behalf of a Catholic foster care agency. Catholic Social Services of Philadelphia said its religious views ...

Read More »

Judge rules opening court with prayer violates Constitution

court prayer

A federal district court has ruled that a Texas judge’s practice of having a chaplain open court sessions with prayer violates the Constitution. Judge Wayne Mack, a justice of the peace in ...

Read More »

Oral Roberts University players pray after NCAA tournament upset win over Ohio

oral roberts

Oral Robert University basketball players prayed and gave thanks to God after their upset win. The team recorded the biggest upset of March Madness when the No. 15 seed in its region ...

Read More »

Court ruling solidifies the position of Arkansas as most pro-life state

arkansas pro-life

Arkansas is being recognized as one of the most pro-life states in the nation. The Eighth Circuit Court declined to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the ...

Read More »

Ruling on church restrictions applauded as win for freedom

nevada church

Religious freedom advocates applauded a federal appeals court decision this week that blocked enforcement of Nevada’s pandemic-related restrictions on churches because they treat various secular events and businesses “significantly better” than worship ...

Read More »

Justice Alito moves up key deadline for Pennsylvania ballot case

alito pennsylvania

In a decision that has huge implications for the Pennsylvania presidential election, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has moved up a key deadline used by the high court. The conservative justice asked officials in ...

Read More »

Planned Parenthood loses funding after federal court ruling

abortion missouri

Planned Parenthood was given a major setback this week when a federal appeals court ruled Texas and Louisiana may withhold federal funding to clinics performing abortions. It reversed an earlier appellate ruling ...

Read More »

Former top Michigan election official: evidence needs ‘court intervention’

michigan johnson

The former top election official in Michigan has signed a sworn affidavit calling for a state-wide recount, citing sufficient evidence of election fraud. Ruth Johnson said the allegations made in a recent ...

Read More »

Pakistan court acquits Christian man after 6 years

prison

A court in Pakistan acquitted a Christian man this week who had been sentenced to death after being charged with blasphemy more than six years ago.  The New Indian Express reports Sawan ...

Read More »

Associated Press adopts Democrat talking points on ‘court packing’

court packing

Newspapers and other media outlets are being criticized for using the talking points of Democrats in their reporting of the hearings for Amy Coney Barrett. They’re being led by the Associated Press, ...

Read More »
X
X