Oregon Issues Gag Order for Bakers Who Refused to Make Gay Wedding Cake | The Weekly Standard

In April, an administrative judge with the Oregon Department of Labor ordered Aaron and Melissa Klein, the owners of the now shuttered bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa, to pay a fine of $135,000 for refusing to bake a cake for a lesbian couple’s wedding. via Pocket
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Attorneys at War | The Weekly Standard

Kirya Military Base, IsraelFor three straight days starting on July 15, 2014, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) made thousands of phone calls to the residents of Shejaiya in northern Gaza. The locals were encouraged to evacuate their homes before IDF tanks rolled across the border. via Pocket
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Baltimore Man Finally Charged With Arson of CVS | The Weekly Standard

A Baltimore man has finally been charged with arson for setting ablaze a CVS pharmacy during the Baltimore riots in April. The criminal complaint was announced by the Department of Justice. via Pocket
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Most oppose removal of Confederate names, landmarks | WashingtonExaminer.com

Some conservatives have seen efforts to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, and also from other public places around the South, as the beginning of a slippery slope in which roads and landmarks named after Confederate figures are changed, monuments ar via Pocket
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In Oregon gay wedding case, state morality enforcers confuse identity and activity | WashingtonExaminer.com

We get it. There is only one acceptable moral code, it’s dictated by cultural elites, and we will all be forced not only to accept it, but to live our lives according to it, and to public proclaim it — at least never to publicly proclaim any moral code contrary to it. via Pocket
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Iran Goads Obama: Show ‘Courage’ and the ‘Audacity to Break Old Habits’ | The Weekly Standard

‘We have never been closer to a lasting outcome’ … ‘Our common threat today is the growing menace of violent extremism and outright barbarism’ … Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif has released a YouTube message aimed apparently at his American negotiators. via Pocket
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Do They Have a Prayer? | The Weekly Standard

GOP candidates court the evangelical vote. , Vol. 20, No. via Pocket
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Iran: ‘Coercion’ won’t ‘ensure submission’ on imminent nuclear deal | WashingtonExaminer.com

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran and the U.S.-led Western delegation have never been closer to reaching a deal on Tehran’s nuclear program on Friday, four days ahead of the deadline for reaching a final deal. via Pocket
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GOP top tier changes — again | WashingtonExaminer.com

Who is in the top tier of the Republican 2016 presidential race? The lineup has been changing over the last few months, and it appears to have changed again. via Pocket
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Poll: More Americans want states to ignore Supreme Court | WashingtonExaminer.com

The poll surveyed 1,000 likely U.S. voters in the wake of a spate of recent, controversial Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare subsidies and gay marriage. via Pocket
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