Courts have been more favorable toward tightened rules for clinics providing abortions. Four of the six laws similar to Texas’, including measures in Missouri and Virginia, have been allowed, at least in part, to go into effect.
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Justices will consider cases filed by Roman Catholic groups including the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of nuns that runs care homes for the elderly, and other Christian denominations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) After personally seeing the bodies of the Amish schoolchildren prepared for a funeral after being gunned down in 2006, Schenck began to realize he needed to care more about life outside the womb, too.
(Reuters) “We came to the conclusion that the Democratic Party left us a long time ago, so why were we hanging on?” she said.
(RNS) Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark Voting Rights Act. Religious and civic groups are now fighting to restore its key provisions.
(RNS) The Little Sisters of the Poor — who have refused to comply with the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate — lost their latest court case Tuesday (July 14).
She is reportedly the first clerk to resign rather than abide by a U.S. Supreme Court decision in June making gay marriage legal.
An unprecedented letter from top Mormon leaders on how the LDS church should respond to the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling has started a dialog in many local churches.