This article reports on the continuing saga of legal challenges to NSA data collection. In other court news, as the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, Justice Sotomayor has issued a stay on the mandate requiring employers cover employee birth control, regardless of religious beliefs.

Meanwhile, this piece describes a company called “Portable Churches.” Apparently, the business seeks to help churches by removing the need for actual church buildings.

And here’s an article describing one psychologist’s crusade to revive conversation.

Lastly, the newly-elected mayor of New York is looking to ban the use of house-drawn carriages in Central Park. The mayor worries that practice is inhumane to the houses, but carriage operators consider their business an indispensable New York tradition.