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Don’t write off Justice Roberts yet
The left worries that he might undermine Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court just delivered the narrowest, most temporary victory for abortion rights. Though Chief Justice John Roberts, a conservative who votes fairly consistently to uphold abortion restrictions, cast the key fifth vote to strike down a

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Don’t write off Justice Roberts yet
The left worries that he might undermine Roe v. Wade
2020-07-01T10:47:01-07:00

Roberts stands with conservatives in 5-4 religious schools decision
Montana gave $150 to parents for scholarship to any qualifying school

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on taxpayer funding for religious schools, in a narrow but significant win for the school choice movement.

In the 5-4 ruling, authored by Chief Justice John

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Roberts stands with conservatives in 5-4 religious schools decision
Montana gave $150 to parents for scholarship to any qualifying school
2020-07-01T04:41:47-07:00

Roberts joins 5-4 majority in Louisiana case
Supreme Court won't allow state to ask abortionists to have admitting privileges

A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday stood by its most recent abortion precedent. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s four liberals, citing the Supreme Court’s adherence to precedent, to invalidate a Louisiana law

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Roberts joins 5-4 majority in Louisiana case
Supreme Court won't allow state to ask abortionists to have admitting privileges
2020-06-29T10:23:00-07:00

Little Sisters of the Poor face Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan
Justice Alito brings up Hobby Lobby

The world’s most tenacious nuns were back at the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning, when the justices heard oral arguments in the latest round of the nearly eight-year saga surrounding the Affordable Care Act’s onerous contraception

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Little Sisters of the Poor face Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan
Justice Alito brings up Hobby Lobby
2020-05-08T19:54:18-07:00

Where the L.A. Catholic school cases stand this week
Supreme Court will consider archdiocese's right to let teachers go

The first lawsuit was filed against Our Lady of Guadalupe School, a Catholic parish school in Hermosa Beach, California, by Agnes Morrissey-Berru, who taught fifth grade at the school from 1999 until 2015. When the school

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Where the L.A. Catholic school cases stand this week
Supreme Court will consider archdiocese's right to let teachers go
2020-05-02T13:23:46-07:00

Thomas and Kavanaugh give clues to future in Louisiana case
No wonder Planned Parenthood is freaking out

During a recent Supreme Court ruling, Justice Clarence Thomas referred to Roe v. Wade as one of many “incorrect decisions” in relation to the Fourteenth Amendment. Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision, imposed abortion on demand across

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Thomas and Kavanaugh give clues to future in Louisiana case
No wonder Planned Parenthood is freaking out
2020-04-23T15:57:08-07:00

SCOTUS lets stand law requiring ultrasound image and heartbeat audio
Kentucky allows woman to look away and turn off the sound

Kentucky’s ultrasound requirement for abortions survived an appeal to the Supreme Court on Monday as the justices declined to take up a challenge to the law. Kentucky’s law, “The Ultrasound Informed Consent Act,” requires abortion doctors to

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SCOTUS lets stand law requiring ultrasound image and heartbeat audio
Kentucky allows woman to look away and turn off the sound
2019-12-09T21:52:16-08:00

Dreamers, gay rights, abortion, religious liberty
Supreme Court begins term today facing cases nearly certain to cause ideological rifts

The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday facing decisions on the so-called Dreamers, LGBTQ rights, religion and abortion.

The justices will decide whether President Trump may revoke the Obama-era protections for more

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Dreamers, gay rights, abortion, religious liberty
Supreme Court begins term today facing cases nearly certain to cause ideological rifts
2019-10-08T07:16:24-07:00