Here are some important law-and-religion news stories from around the web:
- A Georgetown student group that promotes the Catholic definition of marriage could potentially lose funding from the university and facility access after gay student groups and the student newspaper accused them of fostering intolerance and discrimination.
- President Trump has linked a newly-released United Kingdom report showing an increase in crime in the country with “radical Islamic terrorism,” although the report itself does not mention Islam.
- Records relating to sexual abuse of minors by three Catholic priests in New Mexico will be released after a judge unsealed them.
- A Louisiana preacher who confronts patrons of a gay bar in Monroe can proceed with his as-applied First Amendment challenge to Monroe’s disturbing the peace ordinance.
- A Pennsylvania appellate court has upheld the decision of an unemployment commission to deny unemployment benefits to a woman who resigned from her job at a tissue bank; she alleged that her Catholic religious beliefs caused her to resign after she realized the tissue bank was processing tissues from aborted fetuses, but she failed to discuss her religious objection with her supervisor before she resigned.