Here are some important law-and-religion news stories from around the web:
- Two religious organizations that object to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate have won permanent injunctions against the requirement.
- A pro-life organization had its Twitter account suspended for posting “inappropriate” content, but the account was restored soon after a conservative media organization questioned the suspension.
- The Kansas Senate passed a bill that would prohibit the state family services agency from denying adoption placement contracts to organizations that object to same-sex adoptions on religious grounds.
- A Guatemalan woman facing deportation for being in the United States illegally has sought refuge in a church in Manhattan.
- A federal judge ruled that North Carolina’s prison system must recognize humanism as a religion and accommodate meetings of its members among the inmate population; federal prisons recognized humanism in 2015 after a lawsuit was filed.