Why Are Christians Such Bad Tippers?
Karen Swallow Prior, Christianity Today

A theological defense of paying servers their 15 percent… or more.

Supreme Court, in upcoming marriage cases, urged not to ‘disqualify’ religious conviction
Tom Strode, Baptist Press

Support by religious citizens of laws affirming traditional marriage does not make those measures unconstitutional, the Southern Baptist Convention’s ethics entity and other organizations have told the U.S. Supreme Court.

Catholic Bishops not satisfied with Obama’s contraception compromise
Dan Merica, CNN

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops does not support the Obama administration’s revised proposal for providing insurance coverage for contraception, saying it falls short of addressing concerns about religious freedom.

Ark. governor says he’ll OK abortion coverage ban
Andrew DeMillo and Michael Stratford, Associated Press

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Thursday he’ll sign into law legislation prohibiting insurers from covering most abortions in an exchange created under the federal health care law, as lawmakers advanced a separate measure banning the procedure 12 weeks into a pregnancy.