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Indiana Catholic couple asks Supreme Court to hear transgender child custody case 

Feb 16, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The state of Indiana removed Mary and Jeremy Cox’s son from their home, placing him in another home that “affirmed”... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States, Oct. 7. 2022.

Supreme Court to review high-stakes abortion case

Dec 13, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The United States Supreme Court will review a lower court ruling that reimposed restrictions on the abortion drug mifepristone. Read more

President Ronald Reagan and his Supreme Court justice nominee Sandra Day O'Connor on July 15, 1981.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, a swing vote on abortion, dies   

Dec 1, 2023

By Matt McDonald

President Ronald Reagan nominated O’Connor to the U.S. Supreme Court in July 1981, fulfilling a campaign promise to name the... Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Over 100 members of Congress urge Supreme Court to revoke abortion pill approval  

Nov 21, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The lawmakers are arguing that the FDA’s approval process for the abortion drug had many “irregularities” and their approval has... Read more

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Florida attorney general seeks to block pro-abortion measure from 2024 ballot

Oct 17, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Attorney General Ashley Moody claims the measure “does not satisfy the legal requirements for ballot placement.” Read more

U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court preview: Religious freedom cases on the docket

Oct 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Court watchers are keeping an eye on several cases that could have an impact on religious liberty and free speech... Read more

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Biden Justice Department asks Supreme Court to overturn restrictions on abortion pill 

Sep 12, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Department of Justice filed the appeal on Friday to prevent limits on the abortion pill mifepristone. Read more

Former U.S. postal worker Gerald Groff believes his religious freedom was violated when heh was reprimanded for refusing to work on Sundays.

U.S. bishops praise Supreme Court’s unanimous Groff v. DeJoy religious freedom decision

Jun 30, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The ruling favoring a Christian postal worker’s religious freedom rights “breathed life back” into a major civil rights law. Read more

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Catholic universities blast Supreme Court affirmative action decision

Jun 30, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities and numerous Catholic institutions of higher learning criticized the court’s ruling. Read more

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative, at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court sides with web designer opposed to same-sex marriage

Jun 30, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The court’s 6-3 ruling states that the First Amendment’s free speech clause protects a Colorado web designer who feared prosecution... Read more

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Supreme Court extends temporary ruling lifting restrictions on abortion pill  

Apr 19, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a ruling Wednesday extending the court’s temporary pause on all restrictions on the abortion... Read more

Former U.S. postal worker Gerald Groff believes his religious freedom was violated when he was reprimanded for refusing to work on Sundays.

Supreme Court seems open to considering more religious accommodations in the workplace

Apr 19, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed open to expanding religious rights protections in the workplace during oral arguments Tuesday... Read more

The Wisconsin State Supreme Court courtroom in the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.

Wisconsin judicial elections could affect future of state abortion ban, pro-lifers say

Feb 20, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Wisconsin voters are set to head to the polls Feb. 21 to vote for a new state Supreme Court justice... Read more

Pro-abortion protestors outside the Supreme Court after the historic decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

LIVE UPDATES: Bishops, leaders and companies react to Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision

Jun 24, 2022

By CNA Staff

Live updates after the Supreme Court's abortion decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Man charged with attempted murder of Supreme Court justice

Jun 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Joe Bukuras

A criminal complaint filed Wednesday charged 26-year-old Nicholas John Roske of Simi Valley, California, with attempted murder of a Supreme... Read more

Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh speaks before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27, 2018.

Armed man arrested near Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s home

Jun 8, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

A Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday that an armed man was arrested after threatening Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. Read more

Co-chairs of Harvard Right to Life, Olivia Glunz (right) and Ava Swanson (left) led a pro-life demonstration on Harvard University's campus on May 4, 2022, in response to a pro-abortion rally on campus.

For pro-life college students, being targeted by rage over leaked abortion opinion poses major test

May 6, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Members of a pro-life club at Harvard University endure insults and vulgarities while demonstrating on campus. Read more

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Roe v. Wade: 12 things to know about the leaked abortion opinion

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder, Shannon Mullen

The news organization Politico on Monday night published what it said was a leaked draft of the eagerly anticipated Supreme... Read more

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Supreme Court hears praying football coach case

Apr 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Both sides argue that the case, Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, concerns religious freedom — with the ex-coach, Joseph Kennedy,... Read more

US President Joe Biden and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson watch the US Senate vote on whether to approve Judge Brown's appointment to the US Supreme Court in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2022.

Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to become first black woman on Supreme Court

Apr 7, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose nomination was opposed by pro-life groups, will become the first black woman to serve on the... Read more