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Keara Brown, originally from Columbus, Ohio, came with her Washington, D.C. team from pro-life group Live Action. They attended the pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021.

15 photos from outside the Supreme Court during the Dobbs abortion case

Dec 2, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Here’s what it looked like outside of the Supreme Court: Read more

Groups gathered outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Dec. 1, ahead of oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

Highlights from the Supreme Court's oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

Dec 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Activists from both sides of the abortion issue gathered on Wednesday morning outside of the Supreme Court. Read more

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Supreme Court to hear challenges to Texas heartbeat law

Oct 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro, Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider two legal challenges to Texas’ pro-life heartbeat law, just weeks before it... Read more

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Biden administration pushes death sentence for Boston bomber at Supreme Court  

Oct 13, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday, Oct. 13 concerning whether or not to reinstate a federal death sentence for... Read more

Matthew Kuhn, Principal Deputy Solicitor General of Kentucky (right), along with Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky (center) and his wife Makenze (left), outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 12, 2021.

Before Supreme Court, Kentucky’s attorney general asks to intervene in defense of pro-life law

Oct 12, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The office of Kentucky’s attorney general appeared at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking to be allowed to intervene in... Read more

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Missouri executes inmate after Holy See appealed for clemency

Oct 6, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Missouri on Tuesday evening executed Ernest Johnson, 61, an inmate convicted of murdering three people in the 1990s, after the... Read more

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Justice Department asks Supreme Court to uphold legal abortion  

Sep 21, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 ruling that legalized... Read more

Religious sisters show their support for the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court, where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016 in the Zubik v. Burwell case against the HHS Mandate.

The religious freedom cases the Supreme Court could hear – and refuse – this fall

Sep 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

In addition to a critical abortion case, the Supreme Court this fall will consider multiple religious freedom cases on vocal... Read more

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Supreme Court sets argument date for challenge to Roe v. Wade

Sep 20, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear arguments in a critical abortion case on Dec. 1. Read more

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Supreme Court halts execution of inmate requesting vocal prayer at his death

Sep 9, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court late Wednesday evening halted the execution of a Texas death row inmate who had requested his pastor... Read more

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Biden promises 'whole-of-government' effort to maintain abortion in Texas

Sep 2, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a “whole-of-government” response to “ensure” abortion access in Texas, after the state’s pro-life law... Read more

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Divided Supreme Court rejects challenge of Texas pro-life law

Sep 2, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday evening declined a petition to block Texas’ ‘heartbeat’ law, allowing the law to stand... Read more

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‘We are actively helping women’: Pro-life groups pledge action as Texas’ 'heartbeat' law goes into effect  

Sep 1, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life groups on Wednesday said they were ready to assist women facing unexpected pregnancies, as Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went... Read more

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As Supreme Court strikes down eviction moratorium, Catholic Charities urges aid for renters

Aug 27, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The Supreme Court struck down a nationwide moratorium on evictions late Thursday. Housing advocates are urging that congressional aid for... Read more

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More than 75 briefs filed supporting Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban at Supreme Court   

Aug 3, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

More than 75 amicus briefs have been filed at the Supreme Court supporting Mississippi’s ban on most elective abortions after... Read more

Mississippi AG asks Supreme Court to overturn abortion rulings 

Jul 23, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn two of its landmark rulings on abortion,... Read more

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Jul 8, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more

Former abortion clinic at 72 Ransom Avenue in Grand Rapids, Michigan, turned into headquarters of the pro-life organization LIFE International.

Pro-life leaders: Movement must be ready if Roe is overturned

Jul 6, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

If the Supreme Court sends the question of legal abortion back to the states, pro-life groups must be prepared to... Read more

Organizers and a limited number of participants march in the 48th annual March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 29, 2021.

Poll suggests nearly two-thirds of Americans believe abortion should be illegal after first trimester

Jun 28, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A new poll suggests that a majority of Americans believe that abortion should be illegal in most or all cases... Read more

Religious freedom advocates express optimism after Fulton decision 

Jun 28, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Religious freedom advocates on Monday applauded a recent Supreme Court decision, arguing it heralds a positive outlook for religious freedom... Read more