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Backing away from the controversy fueled by widespread negative media coverage, on February 26 Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062, which would have amended Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act so that business owners could avoid participating in activities contrary to their religious beliefs.

On Tuesday the Supreme Court ruled that when a resident who objects to the search of his residence is removed through a lawful arrest, the remaining resident may give police consent to search without a warrant.

When it comes to banning the advertising of food in public schools, the First Amendment apparently doesn't apply.

 

 

 

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago ruled against the University of Notre Dame on February 21 — upholding a U.S. District Court judge’s earlier ruling that denied the university’s request for an injunction temporarily exempting it from complying with the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate.

An Arizona state senator went on national television to defend the state's controversial religious-freedom bill against the steady drumbeat of opposition.

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