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- Old Dominion University finalizes its regulations preventing non-law enforcement personnel from bringing guns onto campus. The regulations were necessary to push back against an opinion by Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli which claimed that ODU’s existing policy keeping guns off the campus did not have the force of law.
- The Daily Beast explains why the Supreme Court’s recent “ministerial exception” case holding that anti-discrimination law does not apply to ministers should quiet far right groups that see a threat to religious liberty under every rock. We are not holding our breath.
- Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli, the #3 official in the Department of Justice, is stepping down.
- Justice John Paul Stevens does not have very much nice to say about his predecessor.
- A federal court ordered a Rhode Island school to remove a prayer mural that violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution from its auditorium. The mural begins “Our Heavenly Father” and ends “Amen.”