(Reuters) One friend-of-the-court brief was filed on behalf of dozens of prominent conservatives, including billionaire political activist David Koch, which says that “conservative values are consistent with – indeed, are advanced by – affording civil marriage rights to same-sex couples.”
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(RNS) A fashionista teen wears her headscarf to an Abercrombie & Fitch interview and doesn’t get the job. Now her religious freedom case is the Supreme Court’s to decide.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A headscarf-wearing teenager wanted to work at Abercrombie & Fitch. The store said no. Now the Supreme Court will decide whether she faced religious discrimination.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The first name on the brief will be that of Edie Windsor, who led the 2013 lawsuit that gutted a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act.
(RNS) “Do we really surrender the entire American system of government to five people, unelected, appointed for life, with no consequences for the decisions they make?” Huckabee asked.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The court came down decisively on the side of a Muslim prisoner whose beard had been deemed potentially dangerous by Arkansas prison officials. Growing a beard, the justices said, was a Muslim man’s religious right.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The high court will hear arguments in four cases in April, and its ruling is expected to clarify whether gay marriage becomes legal coast to coast.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “Our town treats church signs differently than other types of signs,” said Pastor Clyde Reed of Good News Community Church in Gilbert, Ariz.
(RNS) “A Supreme Court ruling might be the last word in legal terms,” Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore said, “but it is hardly the last word in cultural or spiritual terms.”