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Colorado lifts church capacity limit, asks Supreme Court to drop lawsuit

The Governor of Colorado has asked the Supreme Court to drop a church’s lawsuit against the state after he lifted... Read more

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Circuit court vacates California church closure decision

Following instructions by the Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday vacated a district court ruling against South Bay United... Read more

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Supreme Court declines school’s transgender bathroom case

The Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal against an Oregon school district policy allowing students to use... Read more

California State Governor Gavin Newsom.

Supreme Court vacates ruling on California church closures

The Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by California churches against the state’s coronavirus restrictions, sending the case back to... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Trump administration in Supreme Court over Census policy

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether the Trump administration can exclude undocumented immigrants when apportioning congressional representatives... Read more

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Supreme Court overturns NY church restrictions, Brooklyn bishop says religion 'essential' during pandemic

The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions on religious services during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation... Read more

Arkansas Capitol Building in Little Rock, AR.

Arkansas senate passes abortion ban in new challenge to Roe

Arkansas lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state in what lawmakers hope will serve... Read more

Samuel Alito.

Religious freedom becoming 'second tier right' warns Supreme Court Justice

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has spoken of his concern that religious liberty is under threat in the United States.... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo.

Brooklyn diocese appeals to Supreme Court over COVID church closures

The Diocese of Brooklyn is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court in its case against New York’s COVID restrictions on... Read more

The interior of the United States Supreme Court.

Supreme Court delays decision on Mississippi abortion law, again

Pro-life advocates are hopeful the Supreme Court will review an abortion law in Mississippi, even though the court once again delayed... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Supreme Court, with Barrett, hears Affordable Care Act case

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. How the... Read more

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Pro-life doctors ask Supreme Court to uphold Title X funding rule

The U.S. Supreme Court should hear appeals backing HHS rules that block recipients of Title X family planning funds from... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court hears arguments in Philadelphia adoption case

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a Pennsylvania adoption case, as senior U.S. bishops warned of the... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Mississippi abortion decision due as Amy Coney Barrett joins Supreme Court

As new Justice Amy Coney Barrett takes her seat at the Supreme Court, one of the first decisions on her... Read more

Chief Justice John G. Roberts administers the Judicial Oath to Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the Supreme Court Building. Barrett's husband Jesse holds the Bible.

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice

The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett took the oaths of... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 12, 2020.

Senate set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court Monday evening

Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be confirmed to the Supreme Court on Monday evening, after the Senate held a rare... Read more

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Supreme Court takes case against 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy

The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, under which some asylum applicants... Read more

Sen. Diane Feinstein and Sen. Lindsey Graham embrace after the hearings of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 15, 2020.

Abortion groups target Feinstein after Amy Coney Barrett hearings

Leading abortion-advocacy groups have called for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to step down as ranking member of the Senate Judiciary... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Poll: Catholic likely voters support Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination

Catholic likely voters support Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination as a Supreme Court justice by a nearly 20-point margin over those... Read more

Kentucky state capitol, Frankfort, Ky.

Appeals court upholds Kentucky abortion regulations

A three-judge panel on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that abortion providers can be required to have transfer... Read more