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The Briefing 05-12-14

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1) Same sex marriage ban in Kentucky defended on basis of state’s interest in procreation

GREGORY BOURKE, et al. v. STEVE BESHEAR, in his official capacity as Governor of Kentucky
DEFENDANT/APPELLANT and JACK CONWAY, in his official capacity as Attorney General of Kentucky
DEFENDANT/APPELLEE

Beshear lawyers say gay marriage threatens Kentucky birth rates, Louisville Courier-Journal (Andrew Wolfson)

2) Arkansas same sex marriage ban struck down by local circuit judge

Arkansas to appeal same-sex marriage ruling, USA Today (AP)

3) Predatory Boko Haram intimidates even Al Qaeda

Abduction of Girls an Act Not Even Al Qaeda Can Condone, New York Times (Adam Nossiter and David D. Kirkpatrick)

Real Threat in a Known Market for Children, New York Times (Rick Gladstone)

4) NBC remake of Rosemary’s Baby reveals dulling of society’s sensibilities

Bedeviled Anew by a Pregnancy, New York Times (Rachel Donadio)

Wanting a Child in the Worst Way, New York Times (Alessandra Stanley)

There’s Something About Rosemary, Wall Street Journal (Nancy DeWolf Smith)