N.D. Couple Sues Catholic Charities For Preventing Adoption

A North Dakota couple is suing Catholic Charities after the taxpayer-funded agency allegedly prevented them from adopting a girl because they were living together and had not yet been married. James and Tahnee Young of Fargo said they were matched up with ... Read »

Anti-LGBTQ Ky. Clerk Kim Davis Back In The News

Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who made national news in 2015 when she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was back in the headlines this fall. Most recently, Davis (R) announced on Nov. 7 that she will seek re-election in 201 ... Read »

Mich. Supreme Court Declines To Hear Grand Haven Cross Case

The legal battle over a large cross on public property in a Michigan town is one step closer to a conclusion, five years after Americans United first challenged the unconstitutional display. The Michigan Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal in Dawson v ... Read »

Around The World: New Quebec Law Bans Face Veils

A new law in the Canadian province of Quebec could ban Muslim women who wear veils from receiving public services, a move many activists are calling a violation of religious freedom. The province’s legislature passed the sweeping law, known as Bill 62, in ... Read »

Anti-Same-Sex Adoption Judge In Ky. Resigns

A Kentucky judge who refused to process adoptions that involved members of the LGBTQ community because of his religious beliefs has resigned after facing ethics charges. In April, Judge W. Mitchell Nance required lawyers to inform him if an adoption case ... Read »