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Pastor Protection Act signed by Governor of Texas in wake of same-sex marriage ruling

Senate Bill 2065, also known as the Pastor Protection Act, was signed by Governor Abbott Tuesday.

The bill, written by Senator Craig Estes, “protects houses of worship, religious organizations and their employees and clergy or ministers, from being required to participate in a marriage or celebration or a marriage if it would violate a sincerely held religious belief.” 73 more words

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Guilty: Suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis

Sentencing for suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis is set for Wednesday, July 8. A jury of 6 men and 6 women found Ellis guilty of 4 of the 9 counts against him. 53 more words

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The ultimatum and Lagos Road Traffic Law 2012

The Lagos State Government has issued a 21-day ultimatum to motorcycle (Okada) and tricycle riders to vacate restricted routes in the state or face the full wrath of the law. 126 more words

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Mozambique legalises same-sex marriage

Mozambique has decriminalised homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal.

The revised code, in force from Wednesday, drops a colonial-era clause outlawing “vices against nature”. 152 more words

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Up for the Challenge: Harnessing Our Power to Lead - 2015 NAWL Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon July 16, 2015

Join over 800 leading women lawyers from across the United States and abroad at our 2015 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon held at the Grand Hyatt New York on Thursday, July 16. 70 more words

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On-line Sale of OTC Medicinal Products

Effective as of tomorrow (July 1, 2015), Italian consumers will be able to purchase over-the-counter (“OTC”) drugs on-line.

Legislative decree nr. 17 of 2014 ( 500 more words

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Waiter in court for allegedly consuming drinks worth of N442,000

Vanguard reports:

The police on Monday arraigned a 29-year-old waiter, Daniel Itoro in a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates’ Court, Abuja,for allegedly consuming drinks worth N442,000. 147 more words

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