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by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2021 / 07:15 am This post will be continuously updated. As the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, activists both opposed and in favor of abortion rights gathered outside the court in the early morning

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 12:02 pm The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear arguments in a critical abortion case on Dec. 1. In the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to Mississippi’s law restricting most abortions after 15 weeks

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 2, 2021 / 07:00 am A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday evening declined a petition to block Texas’ “heartbeat” law, allowing the law to stand for now. Texas’ “Heartbeat Act” prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected – which can be as

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jul 2, 2021 / 01:01 am The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that California violated the First Amendment by requiring charitable organizations operating in the state to disclose the names and addresses of their major donors. In the 6-3 decision, delivered by Chief Justice John

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 28, 2021 / 13:30 pm Religious freedom advocates on Monday applauded a recent Supreme Court decision, arguing it heralds a positive outlook for religious freedom cases of Catholic adoption and foster care agencies nationwide. Earlier this month, the high court ruled unanimously in favor

Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2021 / 05:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that government officials can be held personally liable for religious freedom violations. In Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, the court ruled 8-1 that a college student who was restricted from evangelizing on a public college campus

CNA Staff, Dec 15, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court accepted a church’s appeal against coronavirus restrictions in the state of Colorado on Tuesday, even after the governor reclassified churches to stop the rules applying. High Plains Harvest Church in Eaton, Colorado, had appealed to the Supreme

CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 01:23 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation of the First Amendment’s protection of free religious exercise. After the ruling the Bishop of Brooklyn, whose diocese was a plaintiff in the

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 15, 2020 / 09:30 am MT (CNA).- Over 600 students and alumni of Notre Dame Law School have signed a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. “We are convinced that Judge

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 13, 2020 / 05:13 pm MT (CNA).- Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on Tuesday for her position on abortion, marriage, and health care, during her first day of questioning by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Barrett’s Catholic beliefs have been