Happy Independence Day!
Gleanings stayed busy during this short work week, thanks to a full slate of updates to stories that CT previously noted—in addition to reporting the fresh religion news daily, of course.
We tweet the updates. But in case you're not one of our more than 125,000 Twitter followers (and really, why aren't you?), here's what you missed this week:
(Editor's note: This is NOT a roundup of the new blogs we've posted lately, so it shouldn't replace your daily reading!)
Who Qualifies Under New 'Simplified' Contraceptive Mandate Exemptions?
Update: The contraception mandate has been postponed until January 2015, but that could mean trouble for business owners with pending lawsuits.
Implications of Prop. 8, DOMA Rulings Up for Debate
Update: Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rules to allow same-sex marriages to take place immediately.
Egyptian Christians Brace for (and Debate) New Round of Protests Update: Mass protests to oust ...1