1. An Oregon court upholds a brutal punitive fine against a small bakery that declined to bake a cake for a same-sex "wedding": http://religionclause.blogspot.com/2017/12/oregon-appeals-court-upholds-fine.html Conform or be destroyed, say the forces of tolerance.
2. The Holy Father has a difficult balance to walk in condemning anti-Christian violence around the world: https://cruxnow.com/news-analysis/2017/12/29/pope-struggling-limits-rhetoric-anti-christian-violence/
3. Ohio has banned eugenic abortions of children with Down Syndrome:
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ohio-gov-john-kasich-signs-down-syndrome-abortion-ban-n832336 Similar laws have already been blocked by our Black-Robed Platonic Guardian Rulers on the Courts.
4. Pro-lifers are trying to stop an Illinois law that would provide wider public funding for abortions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/activists-seek-injunction-against-illinois-abortion-law/2017/12/28/818708f2-eb95-11e7-956e-baea358f9725_story.html