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Courts, Culture
Christian baker appeals to Colorado Supreme Court over gender-transition cake ruling

(The Center Square) – Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips appealed to the Colorado Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling that he violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to create a cake celebrating… Read More

April 24, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Nevada boy who choked, sexually assaulted teacher pleads guilty to reduced charges

A former student at a Las Vegas area school accepted a plea deal for reduced charges after being arrested for the strangulation and sexual assault of a teacher. Read More

April 20, 2023
Courts, Culture
Moms for Liberty receives support from 10 state attorneys general in lawsuit against school board for restricting parents’ speech

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson filed an amicus brief with nine other AGs on behalf of Moms for Liberty, which accused a Florida school board of violating the… Read More

April 20, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Virginia parents’ lawsuit can continue against Loudoun schools over bias incident reporting form, court rules

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit made by Loudoun County, Virginia, parents against their public school system… Read More

April 18, 2023
Courts, Culture
Abortion battle heats up nationwide

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted a lower court’s ruling restricting an abortion pill until Wednesday night. The hold will give the Supreme Court time to… Read More

April 17, 2023
Courts, Public Education
Michigan public school contractor pleads guilty to $561K bribe scheme

(The Center Square) – A Michigan school contractor pleaded guilty to giving a $561,000 bribe to a former school board president in return for $3.1 million of projects for his… Read More

April 17, 2023
Courts
‘Unlawful pause’ on student loans cost taxpayers $150 billion

(The Center Square) –A new lawsuit challenges the U.S. Department of Education’s “unlawful pause” on federal student loan payments that have cost taxpayers $150 billion from lost interest. The lawsuit,… Read More

April 10, 2023
Courts, Culture
18 AGs say transgender boys should play on girls’ sports teams, denying ‘inherent differences between biological males and females’

A coalition of 18 state attorneys general are opposing a West Virginia law restricting youth sports participation by biological sex. Led by New York Attorney General Letitia James,… Read More

April 6, 2023
Courts, Culture
Lawsuit: Oregon prevented a mother from adoption because she’s Christian

A federal lawsuit was filed this week on behalf of an Oregon mom who says the state prevented her from adopting a child because of her Christian faith. Read More

April 5, 2023
Courts, Culture
Church daycare is suing California for mandating ‘sexual orthodoxy’ in violation of the Constitution

A California church and daycare is suing the state for alleged religious discrimination and violating the Constitution. For over 20 years, Church of Compassion and its Dayspring Christian… Read More

March 30, 2023
Courts, Legislation
Federal lawsuit filed against Maine school choice law

(The Center Square) – A new federal lawsuit in Maine challenges a state law that prevents participation in the school choice program. First Liberty Institute and Consovoy McCarthy PLLC, on behalf… Read More

March 29, 2023
Courts
19 attorneys general back Missouri college’s religious liberty case against Biden administration

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t agreed to hear a case involving a private Missouri college’s challenge to a Biden administration ruling, but Missouri Attorney General Andrew… Read More

March 29, 2023
Courts
Supreme Court rules for deaf student in education-law case

(SCOTUSblog) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday revived a deaf student’s lawsuit against a Michigan school district that failed to provide him with a qualified sign-language interpreter. In a unanimous… Read More

March 22, 2023
Courts
Who’s to blame? More school systems suing social media companies over student mental health

(Daily Caller) – Following the example of Seattle Public Schools, more school districts across the country are suing social media companies for… Read More

March 20, 2023
Christian Schools, Courts
Christian school renews effort to expand religious freedom over employment

(SCOTUSBlog) – Nearly three years ago, the Supreme Court extended a First Amendment protection known as the “ministerial exception,” a court-created doctrine that bars courts from reviewing employment decisions by… Read More

March 20, 2023
Christian Schools, Courts
Suspicious report fuels accusations of anti-Christian bias in school eviction case

Ventura County Christian School is going to court after it claimed the Ventura Unified School District terminated its lease in a blatant case of religious discrimination. “[The… Read More

March 14, 2023
Courts, Culture
Jewish parents are suing California for allegedly discriminating against their disabled children

Three Jewish families are suing the California Department of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction in a bid to secure equal funding for their disabled children’s private education. Read More

March 14, 2023
Christian Schools, Courts
Lawsuit filed against Arizona public school for discrimination against Christian university student-teachers

An Arizona school board’s decision to end its student-teacher partnership with Arizona Christian University is a case of “unconstitutional discrimination,” a new lawsuit claims. The Alliance Defending Freedom… Read More

March 14, 2023
Courts, Culture
Conservative think tank awarded $77K in suit over Michigan teachers’ union’s COVID-19 loans

A Michigan-based think tank sued the state’s teachers’ union for misusing pandemic relief loans – and won. The Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a research and educational… Read More

March 9, 2023
Christian Schools, Courts
Christian college appeals to Supreme Court over Biden’s gender rules

A Christian college is appealing to the Supreme Court over its lawsuit against the Biden administration’s reinterpretation of Title IX. Title IX is a 1970s era law that… Read More

March 7, 2023