The Briefing 11-06-13

The Briefing 11-06-13

1) After 30 years, legislative prayer will return to the Supreme Court

Founders’ view of prayer should prevail at Supreme Court, Washington Post (Alan Sears and Joseph Infranco)

Issue of Prayer Returns to the Court, New York Times (Adam Liptak)

U.S. to argue in N.Y. town’s prayer at meetings case, USA Today (Meaghan M. McDermott)

2) Measure to outlaw discrimination based on gender orientation passes Senate

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is seriously flawed, Guardian (Nancy Goldstein)

Bill Advances to Outlaw Discrimination Against Gays, New York Times (Jeremy W. Peters)

Congress Needs to Pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Huffington Post (Barack Obama)

3) Gay-rights advocates celebrate 2013 as the “gayest year in gay history” 

Maine congressman declares he’s gay: ‘But why should it matter?’, Los Angeles Times (Morgan Little)

Rep. Michaud’s op-ed column: Yes, I’m gay. Now let’s get our state back on track, Portland Press Herald (Mike Michaud)

4) Scientists “tingly” over estimated 20 billion planets like earth

Possibility of 20bn Earth-like planets in our galaxy, study finds, Financial Times (Clive Cookson)

R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

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