Here are some important law-and-religion news stories from around the web:
- The United States District Court for the District of Columbia refused to dismiss U.S. citizen Mohammed Sabra’s RFRA claim against the State Department after it refused to recognize his daughter’s citizenship and admit her into the U.S. for medical treatment.
- A Utah federal district court dismissed a free exercise suit brought by a former LDS Church Member who alleged that several basic teachings of the LDS Church involve fraud and misrepresentation.
- A New Jersey state trial court dismissed a suit challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey’s Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act, holding that plaintiffs deeply felt religious beliefs were not sufficient to establish standing.
- The state of New York legalized commercial surrogacy as part of a budget bill passed on April 3.
- A student group at the Georgia Institute of Technology sued the school after it was denied funding to host an event featuring the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., who was slated to speak about pro-life issues and civil rights.