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  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • Broward Democrat 'disgusted' with fellow party members over Tallahassee abortion vote

    Broward Democrat 'disgusted' with fellow party members over Tallahassee abortion vote
    Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter took to twitter Tuesday to express great concerns over the latest abortion restrictions moving through the Florida Legislature. Ritter, a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, aimed some of her...
  • Feral cats, abortion, and Genesis: Letters

    Many individuals assert that feral cats kill astronomical numbers of birds; however, if these numbers were true, the bird population would be in jeopardy. That's not what I see. Many cat lovers are animal lovers in general and therefore also care...
  • America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes

    America's evangelicals return to seeking souls, not votes
    Only a decade ago, Christian social conservatives were a commanding force in American politics. They helped elect one of their own, George W. Bush, to two terms. They were a cornerstone of a GOP coalition that appeared to hold a permanent electoral...
  • Planned Parenthood vows clinic will open despite foes

    Planned Parenthood vows clinic will open despite foes
    The opening of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Kissimmee is still more than a month away, but opponents already have staged a series of events aimed at derailing the center. Hundreds packed City Hall last week at a City Commission meeting to speak out...
  • House votes to ban more abortions; Senate version clears panel

    House votes to ban more abortions; Senate version clears panel
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Legislature is poised to pass sweeping new abortion restrictions redefining the viability of a fetus and prohibiting certain abortions now legal under state law. The bill (HB 1047), cleared the Florida House Friday on a...
  • School-lunch prayer, pro-lifers, and the rich: Letters

    Regarding the article "Was 5-year-old told not to pray? Parents say yes — school unsure" in Wednesday's Sentinel about the parents who were upset about their child allegedly being told not to pray before lunch at Carillon Elementary School in...
  • The liberal professor who stepped right into an anti-abortion trap

    The liberal professor who stepped right into an anti-abortion trap
    You want a recipe for confrontation? Take a bunch of graphic photos of aborted fetuses onto a University of California campus -- or maybe any college campus -- and watch the fireworks. Emotions can run high when liberal college students debate the...
  • Expect a close ruling as Supreme Court weighs contraceptive coverage

    WASHINGTON Conservative Supreme Court justices on Tuesday foreshadowed how they might rule on whether certain for-profit corporations could claim religious exemptions from the health care law's contraceptive mandate. In the year's most closely watched...
  • Abortion foes lose picketing challenge

    Abortion foes lose picketing challenge
    Winter Park's controversial ordinance banning "targeted" picketing in residential neighborhoods has withstood a federal appellate review after a complaint filed by Christian women who argued the restrictions violate their constitutional rights to free...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Vessel'

    Winner of the SXSW Film Festival's audience award for documentary, as well as a special jury citation for "political courage," Diana Whitten's "Vessel" offers a vivid profile of the abortion-rights group Women on Waves, as well as its irrepressible, fiery...
  • Religious case at Supreme Court could affect Obamacare and much more

    Religious case at Supreme Court could affect Obamacare and much more
    WASHINGTON — A challenge to part of President Obama's healthcare law that hits the Supreme Court on Tuesday could lead to one of the most significant religious freedom rulings in the high court's history. Four years ago, in their controversial...