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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


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

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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

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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

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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


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

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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

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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

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Justice Clarence Thomas credits Catholic nuns’ anti-racist example

Sep 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic nuns and his grandparents’ example helped instill in Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas the belief that all people were... Read more

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Supreme Court rejects California county’s continued ban on indoor worship

Feb 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a California county’s continued ban on indoor worship services due to the coronavirus pandemic,... Read more

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Supreme Court rebukes California's strict coronavirus rules for churches

Feb 6, 2021

California’s strict coronavirus rules banning indoor worship were blocked and revised by a U.S. Supreme Court injunction late Friday night,... Read more

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Senate Judiciary Committee advances Amy Coney Barrett to full Senate vote

Oct 22, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to advance the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, setting... Read more

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'Roe' abortion decision could still be overturned at SCOTUS, law professor says

Jul 7, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Even after the U.S. Supreme Court's overturned a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, one law professor says that longstanding abortion... Read more

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US Catholic bishops: Supreme Court has 'redefined' the meaning of 'sex'

Jun 15, 2020

The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday lamented the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a case that considered... Read more

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Bishops oppose 'public charge' rule change as Supreme Court lifts injunction

Jan 29, 2020

In August 2019, the Trump administration announced changes to how a person is determined to be a “public charge,” someone primarily... Read more

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Supreme Court denies appeal against Kentucky ultrasound law

Dec 9, 2019

The Ultrasound Informed Consent Act requires abortion doctors to present and describe an ultrasound image of an unborn child to a mother... Read more

Archishop Wilton Gregory of Washington with Archbishop Timothy Broglio and Bishop Michael Burbidge at the Red Mass, Oct. 6, 2019.

Red Mass opens Supreme Court term with religious liberty and abortion on the docket

Oct 7, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The annual Solemn Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. is celebrated at the beginning... Read more

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Gender identity protections good for the economy, companies tell SCOTUS

Jul 2, 2019

More than 200 businesses have asked the Supreme Court to recognize anti-discrimination protections on the basis of gender identity and... Read more

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Supreme Court rejects case on abortion by dismemberment

Jun 28, 2019

The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will not hear a case regarding an Alabama law banning abortions by... Read more