WASHINGTON — The justices will decide whether tough new restrictions placed on abortion clinics and doctors in Texas constitute an “undue burden” on women seeking legal abortions and should be struck down.
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(RNS) The Supreme Court will uphold the requirement that religious nonprofits sign a waiver to avoid paying for contraceptive services.
DES MOINES, Iowa —The candidates must establish their conservative credentials by voicing opposition to legal abortion, give a “full-throated” endorsement of one-man, one-woman marriage and condemn the U.S Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.
(RNS) The Harvard professor was a choirboy and clerked for conservative Justice Antonin Scalia. Now he’s running for president as a Democrat with a unique pledge to quit the top job — just as soon as he “fixes” democracy.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Lawyers filed an emergency motion to stop enforcement of an order requiring county clerks to issue marriage licenses to gay couples while Kim Davis’ case is on appeal.
WASHINGTON – The ruling, made without comment or any apparent dissents, is an early indication that while some push-back against gay marriage on religious grounds may be upheld, the justices won’t tolerate it from public officials.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) If forced to approve marriage licenses for gay and lesbian couples, the “searing act of validation would forever echo in her conscience,” her lawyers said in their Supreme Court request for a stay pending appeal.
Kim Davis said she prayed and fasted over her decision to refuse marriage licenses for same-sex couples.