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Mormon Church, Christian Coalition To File Federal Appeal Backing Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah’s same-sex marriage ban should stand.


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Man Left In Solitary Confinement For 2 Years Without Trial Gets $15.5M Settlement

A southern New Mexico county announced Tuesday that it reached a $15.5 million settlement to end the legal battle over the case of a man who was held in solitary confinement for two years without a trial and was so neglected that he took out his own tooth.