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By Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 27, 2022 / 08:43 am The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Monday in favor of a high school football coach in a First Amendment case concerning his right to pray on the field. Both sides of the case, Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, argued that the case …

by Katie Yoder, Jonah McKeown Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 3, 2022 / 09:00 am The U.S. Supreme Court heard a historic case on Dec. 1, 2021 that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. On May 2, 2022, a purported first draft of the decision leaked, which …

Abortion-rights activists gather outside of a Catholic church in downtown Manhattan to voice their support for a woman’s right to choose on May 07, 2022 in New York City. The protests at the Basilica of St. Patricks Old Cathedral, which have been occurring weekly and where a small number of …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2022 / 14:26 pm Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with questions such as, “When does life begin, in your opinion?” Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana asked Jackson — …

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 …