WASHINGTON – With eight justices, the court risks deadlock on important issues such as abortion and immigration, not to mention affirmative action, voting rights and public employee unions.
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WASHINGTON – Over nearly three decades on the high court, the conservative Catholic justice’s sharp intellect and acerbic opinions made him a hero to the right and a target for the left.
Adding to the public opinion war over abortion, a reproductive rights group launches a video series with actresses reading women’s personal stories of abortion.
(RNS) Justice Roy Moore ruled that the state’s probate judges have a “ministerial duty” not to violate Alabama’s “Sanctity of Marriage” laws.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Watch what happens when conservative evangelicals bring the story of Christmas to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
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.