In amending the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Indiana Republicans possibly were trying to do their best impression of a cheap tent. But there perhaps hasn’t been such a quick folding since the collapse of the Maginot Line.

A small-town Indiana pizzeria has been forced to close its doors and its owners’ lives have been threatened after they told a TV reporter they would refuse to cater a same-sex wedding.

Carafem, an organization that recently opened a new abortion clinic in Montgomery County, Maryland, that some have described as “spa-like,” is attempting to use slick ads and an unabashed approach to de-stigmatize abortion and portray the procedure as normal. Carafem provides a two-step abortion pill procedure (the first containing mifepristone and the second misoprostol) to women who are less than 10 weeks pregnant. It does not perform vacuum aspiration or surgical abortions.

The cancer of relevancy has all but killed the Presbyterian Church (USA).

A recent review of the city of Boston’s education programs by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice accused the city of failing to provide sufficient specialized education for children whose first language is not English. In current educational jargon, these students are referred to as “English-language learners” (ELL).