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by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 23, 2021 / 11:00 am Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn two of its landmark rulings on abortion, arguing those decisions “shackle states to a view of the facts that is decades out of date.” The high

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 17, 2021 / 09:17 am The Supreme Court on Thursday decided unanimously in favor of Catholic Social Services in its lawsuit against the city of Philadelphia, ruling that the city violated the group’s free exercise of religion. The city in 2018 had stopped partnering

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Jun 16, 2021 / 03:01 am Grant listings from wealthy philanthropies and strategic political donor networks show that millions of dollars continue to pour into advocacy groups and other NGOs opposed to broad religious freedom protections. The funding comes as the Supreme Court is

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., May 24, 2021 / 13:20 pm Democratic senators have argued that overturning or otherwise limiting Roe v. Wade would pave the way to change the size or structure of the high court, The Hill reported Monday. The Supreme Court agreed last week to take up

Washington D.C., May 17, 2021 / 08:20 am America/Denver (CNA). The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a case involving a state 15-week abortion ban. The court will be taking up the case of Jackson Women’s Health Organization v. Dobbs, involving Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2021 / 13:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The dioceses of Albany and Ogdensburg and other Catholic and Christian ministries last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case against New York’s abortion coverage mandate. The 2017 mandate from the state’s Department of

CNA Staff, Feb 19, 2021 / 07:01 pm MT (CNA).- A federal judge has temporarily blocked South Carolina’s heartbeat-based abortion ban just days after its passage, in response to court filings from Planned Parenthood. However, the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office has argued that Planned Parenthood can’t be sure the

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Feb 6, 2021 / 11:04 am MT (CNA).- California’s strict coronavirus rules banning indoor worship were blocked and revised by a U.S. Supreme Court injunction late Friday night, drawing praise from figures like Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He emphasized the importance of in-person religious gatherings and

God of all nations, Father of the human family, we give you thanks for the freedom we exercise and the many blessings of democracy we enjoy in these United States of America. We ask for your protection and guidance for all who devote themselves to the common good, working for

CNA Staff, Dec 18, 2020 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Kentucky Christian school’s plea to reopen for in-person learning, upholding a health order from the governor that barred in-person K-12 education in most areas until January. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s Nov. 18 executive