(RNS) Satanists’ attack on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision with a letter protesting “informed consent” abortion laws as a burden to their religious beliefs may be a toothless challenge.
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(RNS) The rhetorical devices that ascribe the characteristics of a citizen to the legal fiction called a “corporation” are the mud and magic that produce a golem.
WASHINGTON — The timing of the notice came after the Senate failed Wednesday to pass Democratic legislation that would have reversed the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision on the contraception mandate.
(RNS) The Secular Coalition for America wants anyone upset by the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling last month to knit or crochet rectangles, or “bricks,” to shore up what the coalition sees as the crumbling wall of separation between church and state.
(RNS) The nonprofit Museum of the Bible, has already poured millions of dollars into developing the courses and hoped to introduce the first textbook in Mustang, Okla., when classes begin later this summer.
(RNS) Even to the most secular of liberals, six Catholics on the Supreme Court would not be a problem, so long as they were six Catholics like Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The American Civil Liberties Union and four gay rights groups said they can no longer support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case over contraception coverage, which allowed some businesses to claim a religious exemption in following federal law.
(RNS) Religious exemption opponents claim it would relegate gays to second-class citizens. But religious institutions in the U.S. already enjoy exemptions to discriminate in hiring, including refusing to hire women in senior leadership.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word. Not so today,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor said after the Supreme Court granted an exemption from the contraception mandate to Wheaton College.