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Women pray outside an abortion clinic in Albany, New York.

Supreme Court's abortion clinic ruling hailed as win for women

A unanimous Supreme Court decision striking down a 35-foot buffer zone around Massachusetts abortion clinics is being praised as a... Read more

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Supreme Court unanimously rejects abortion clinic buffer zones

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously struck down a Massachusetts state law that imposed a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics,... Read more

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Supreme Court upholds freedom to pray at public meetings

The U.S. Supreme Court on May 5 upheld the practice of voluntary prayer before public meetings by a 5-4 ruling,... Read more

Elaine Huguenin, co-owner of Elane Photography in Albuquerque, N.M. Photo courtesy of Alliance Defending Freedom.

Supreme Court declines to hear religious freedom photography case

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to weigh in on a case involving a small Christian-owned photography business that... Read more

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Hobby Lobby draws wide breadth of support in mandate case

Hundreds of individuals and groups from a broad range of religious and political backgrounds have filed briefs supporting the owners... Read more

Protestors in front of the US Supreme Court.

Supreme Court hears abortion zone case, declines 20-week ban

The Supreme Court will rule this year on a case involving “buffer zones” outside abortion clinics, but it has declined... Read more

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Supreme Court case examines prayer at public meetings

A case before the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the ability of a town in New York to open meetings... Read more

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Supreme Court term touches on prayer, religious liberty

The 2013-2014 Supreme Court term, which began Oct. 7, will address several prominent issues in the public square, including freedom... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in Rome on June 28, 2013.

Marriage rulings pose obstacle to Church teaching, bishop says

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decisions on gay marriage will make it harder for the Church to teach Americans about... Read more

Rev. William Owens, Sr., president of the Coalition of African-American pastors.

Family advocates say marriage ruling ignores children

As the Supreme Court handed down its historic rulings on “gay marriage,” an array of family advocates are warning that... Read more

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Supreme Court will not hear Planned Parenthood defunding case

In a setback for state efforts to defund abortion providers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Indiana’s... Read more

Momentum builds around national March for Marriage

Plans for a national March for Marriage in downtown Washington, D.C., are generating excitement and enthusiastic support, according to organizers... Read more

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Redefining marriage creates conflict, bishops warn Supreme Court

In recent legal briefs filed with the Supreme Court, the U.S. bishops warned that a redefinition of marriage would create... Read more

Immigrants are detained by sheriff's deputies outside of a DVD manufacturing company in Santa Clarita, Calif. in Feb. 2009.

Poll finds Americans respect immigrants, want 'non-partisan' solution

Most Americans have a respectful view of immigrants, and would support long-term measures to make legal residence possible, a Knights... Read more