Atheist Group Drops Fight Over Religious-Freedom Order

The Freedom From Religion Foundation on Wednesday voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit challenging an executive order signed by President Donald Trump that targeted an IRS rule saying religious organizations and other nonprofits that endorse political candidates risk losing their tax-exempt status.

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Trump’s Ban on Transgender Military Service Blocked by Second Judge

A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration’s order barring transgender people from the military, saying it “cannot possibly constitute a legitimate governmental interest,” and that President Trump’s announcing it on Twitter was “capricious, arbitrary and unqualified.”

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