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Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Pro-life leaders decry abortion ruling leak, hope for overturn of Roe v Wade

May 3, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Carl Bunderson

Pro-life advocates have condemned the leak of a draft opinion in a U.S. Supreme Court case that would overturn Roe... Read more

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is seen prior to President Biden giving his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol, March 1, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Roe v. Wade: Chief Justice Roberts orders investigation into source of 'egregious' leak

May 3, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. called the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case a... Read more

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.

Pro-life leaders, hopes raised, react cautiously to leaked abortion decision draft

May 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Pro-life leaders had mixed reactions Monday night to the news of a purported U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion signaling that... Read more

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) meets with Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Capitol Hill March 31, 2022 in Washington, DC. Judge Jackson continues to meet with Senate members on Capitol Hill ahead of her confirmation vote.

Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings: 5 takeaways before the Senate vote

Apr 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Here's what Catholics need to know before the Senate votes on President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. Read more

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Condemned man wins case seeking pastor’s touch and prayer during execution

Mar 24, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of an inmate who requested that his pastor pray aloud and “lay hands” on... Read more

Senator Lindsey Graham speaks at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 8, 2015.

‘When does life begin?’: Senators press Ketanji Brown Jackson on abortion

Mar 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with... Read more

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Supreme Court reinstates death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber

Mar 4, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

In a 6-3 decision, with Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayor dissenting, the court found that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev... Read more

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, with President Joe Biden, speaks after she was nominated for Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court, in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington, DC, February 25, 2022.

7 things to know about Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

Feb 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden nominated federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Friday.  Read more

Ketanji Brown Jackson, nominated to be a US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on pending judicial nominations on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on April 28, 2021.

Biden announces Supreme Court pick: Ketanji Brown Jackson

Feb 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden has chosen federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his first nominee to the Supreme Court. Read more

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

White House Press Secretary dodges question: Must Supreme Court nominee be 'pro-abortion'?

Feb 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The White House refused to say whether or not President Joe Biden’s pick for the next Supreme Court justice must... Read more

President Joe Biden announces the vaccine mandate at the White House on Sept. 9, 2021

Supreme Court halts Biden vaccine-or-test policy for businesses, allows mandate for health care workers

Jan 13, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court has blocked President Joe Biden's sweeping vaccine-or-test mandate for private sector businesses, while allowing a new federal... Read more

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Conservative Supreme Court justices question basis for Biden COVID-19 vaccine policies

Jan 7, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on the legality of President Joe Biden's COVID-19 mandates for businesses... Read more

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Gorsuch cites religious liberty as Supreme Court allows New York vaccine mandate

Dec 14, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a decision that drew a sharply worded dissent by Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday... Read more

Texas state capitol

Texas Abortion Law: Supreme Court allows challenge to proceed, but leaves law in place

Dec 10, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a case that hinges on enforcement rather than abortion itself, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 on... Read more

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.

One 'core' issue may decide the Dobbs abortion case. Here's why

Dec 1, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of Mississippi’s 15-week state abortion ban Wednesday, a high-stakes test... Read more

Sisterhood of Saint Mary with bishops from the Anglican Church of North America's Diocese of the Living Word.

In win for Anglican nuns, Supreme Court orders new scrutiny for New York mandatory abortion coverage

Nov 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Foes of mandatory coverage of abortion in New York State insurance law will have another hearing after the U.S. Supreme... Read more

Pro life outreach in front of a Planned Parenthood location in San Antonio Texas in 2019.

Supreme Court hears challenges to Texas abortion ban

Nov 1, 2021

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

The U.S. Supreme Court spent nearly three hours Monday hearing arguments in a pair of cases challenging Texas’ new abortion... Read more

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Supreme Court allows Maine's bar on religious exemptions to vaccine mandate to stand

Oct 30, 2021

By Autumn Jones

The U.S. Supreme Court Friday denied an emergency request to block Maine’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, which does... Read more

Young people hold signs opposing abortion during the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Will Roe be overturned? Here are 6 notable Supreme Court decisions that have been struck down

Oct 22, 2021

By Carl Bunderson

Interest in instances where the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned its prior decisions is heightened now because of Dobbs v.... Read more

Supporters for and against legal abortion face off during a protest outside the United States Supreme Court.

Why legal abortion is bad precedent: Roe v. Wade critics make the case to Supreme Court

Oct 22, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

As the Supreme Court considers whether to overturn its precedents mandating legal abortion nationwide, critics of legal abortion have argued... Read more