Archive for: October, 2019

"I have chosen not to be silent," James Standish calls on Adventist Church to revisit abortion at Annual Council

"I have chosen not to be silent," James Standish calls on Adventist Church to revisit abortion at Annual Council

Attorney James Standish, former executive director of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and a practicing Seventh-day Adventist who recently adopted a child has written in favor of life-affirming changes to the church's internal guidelines on abortion.

 
 

Primer on U.S. Abortion Law: Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to Louisiana abortion restriction

Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear argument in a case involving a Louisiana regulation on abortion doctors. It is similar to a Texas case decided in 2016.

 
 

A primer on abortion laws in light of this weeks' federal court decisions

A primer on abortion laws: understanding this weeks' federal court decisions on state-level laws in light of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.

 
 

Tennessee sheriff sued for allegedly forcing a woman to be baptized during traffic stop

Tennessee sheriff sued for allegedly forcing a woman to be baptized during traffic stop

A woman has filed an $11 million lawsuit against a Hamilton County, Tennessee, sheriff's deputy for forcing her to be baptized during a traffic stop.