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Democratic Senators warn of court-packing if Roe is altered by Supreme Court

May 24, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Democratic senators have argued that overturning or otherwise limiting Roe v. Wade would pave the way to change the size... Read more

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After Supreme Court takes up abortion case, White House signals support for Roe v. Wade

May 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

The White House on Monday made statements in favor of legal abortion and the Equality Act. Read more

Catholic dioceses appeal to Supreme Court for protection against New York’s abortion coverage mandate

Apr 27, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The dioceses of Albany and Ogdensburg and other Catholic and Christian ministries last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to... Read more

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California’s limit on home religious gatherings too strict, US Supreme Court says

Apr 12, 2021

California’s coronavirus restrictions on home-based religious gatherings like Bible studies, worship and prayer meetings were more strict than the constitution... Read more

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Supreme Court will consider if Kentucky attorney general can defend pro-life law

Mar 30, 2021

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether Kentucky’s pro-life attorney general can defend the commonwealth’s law banning dismemberment... Read more

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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to toss out abortion funding case

Mar 15, 2021

The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to throw out a challenge to restrictions on federal funding of pro-abortion... Read more

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Supreme Court allows religious speech violation lawsuit to continue

Mar 8, 2021

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that government officials can be held personally liable for religious freedom violations.  Read more

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Supreme Court weighing Alabama ban on clergy at executions

Feb 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering the case of an Alabama death row inmate who has asked to have a... Read more

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Supreme Court rules favorably toward inmate requesting priest at execution

Jan 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled favorably toward a Catholic death row inmate requesting the presence of a priest at... Read more

Supreme Court reinstates FDA’s ban on abortion pills via mail

Jan 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Tuesday reversed a federal judge’s injunction that had blocked FDA rules requiring... Read more

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Supreme Court passes on Census case

Dec 18, 2020

The case of Trump v. New York involved the administration’s lawful ability to exclude undocumented immigrants from the overall population... Read more

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

Dec 10, 2020

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

Dec 9, 2020

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

Dec 9, 2020

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

Dec 3, 2020

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

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Trump administration in Supreme Court over Census policy

Nov 30, 2020

By Matt Hadro

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

Nov 26, 2020

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

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Arkansas senate passes abortion ban in new challenge to Roe

Nov 25, 2020

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

Nov 13, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

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

Nov 13, 2020

By Matt Hadro

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