Weblog got caught up in the intricacies of the tax code this morning. Commentary will return tomorrow.
Roy Moore speaks to Senate:
- Bill on judges gets a hearing | Roy Moore took his cause to Congress Tuesday, telling a Senate panel that questions about when the government can properly recognize God should be off-limits to federal judges (The Birmingham News, Ala.)
- Moore tells Senate he's right | Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore told Senate lawmakers Tuesday that he did not break the law by refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the Alabama Judicial Building (Montgomery Advertiser, Ala.)
- Moore asks Senate to limit courts' authority on religion | Roy Moore, the former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice who lost his job for defying a federal court order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from his courthouse, told a Senate panel yesterday that judges are squelching religious freedom and should be stopped (The Washington Times)
Billy Graham Center catches fire:
- Graham Center roof burns | Torches used to fix the roof of Wheaton College's landmark Billy Graham Center may have sparked a blaze that endangered lives and priceless artifacts on Tuesday (Daily Herald, Chicago suburbs)
- Fire erupts at Billy Graham Center | 200 evacuated, 1 hurt in blaze at Wheaton College (Chicago Tribune)
- Fire damages auditorium at Billy Graham Center | The Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College suffered substantial water and smoke damage from a Tuesday evening fire that lit the skies over the Christian evangelical institution (Chicago Sun-Times)
- Also: Graham Center a key part of landscape (Daily Herald, Chicago suburbs)
- Billy Graham released from N.C. hospital | Evangelist Billy Graham was released from a hospital Monday following surgery for a broken pelvis he suffered in a fall, officials said (Associated Press)
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