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Bishops ask Supreme Court to hear case on racism in death sentencing

Feb 19, 2019

Three U.S. bishops have called on the Supreme Court to take up the case of a death row inmate in... Read more

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Supreme Court blocks law regulating Louisiana abortion doctors

Feb 7, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court has blocked from taking effect a Louisiana law requiring abortion doctors to hold admitting privileges at hospitals... Read more

Pro-life, disability groups support Indiana abortion law at SCOTUS

Nov 30, 2018

Nineteen states and numerous pro-life and disability groups have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold an Indiana law prohibiting... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Colorado baker back in court for declining gender transition cake

Aug 15, 2018

Less than three months after winning a Supreme Court case backing his religious freedom of expression, Colorado Christian cake artist... Read more

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Judge Kavanaugh’s record on religious liberty and personal conscience examined

Aug 3, 2018

As the Senate prepares for confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, scholars and commentators are... Read more

March for Life participants in front of the Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

Bishops announce nine-week novena ahead of Supreme Court confirmation

Jul 30, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

A Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life is being led by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.... Read more

Pro-life protest outside the Supreme Court.

Poll finding support for Roe is misleading, pro-life group says

Jul 25, 2018

A recent poll suggesting widespread support for Roe v. Wade fails to account for the misinformation surrounding the 1973 Supreme... Read more

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What Kavanaugh’s judicial record might mean for ‘Roe v. Wade’

Jul 20, 2018

By Ed Condon

As Judge Brett Kavanaugh prepares for Senate confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee’s record is being examined for indications of... Read more

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Kavanaugh’s friends describe man of humility, service, faith

Jul 17, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Long-time friends and associates of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh say he is a sincere Catholic, committed to living the... Read more

Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves the room following a meeting with Senator Charles Grassley at the U.S. Capitol July 10, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Pro-life groups react to Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

Jul 10, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Many pro-life and Catholic groups reacted with optimism about President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh.  Read more

Meet the likely nominees for the next Supreme Court justice

Jul 6, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

On July 9, President Donald Trump will announce his nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Trump reportedly spent... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo.

DiNardo: Roe v. Wade support is not good litmus test for Supreme Court justices

Jul 6, 2018

The U.S. Senate should not use a nominee’s stance on Roe v. Wade as a litmus test on suitability for... Read more

2016 March for Life, Denver.

Reversing Roe should be the beginning – not the end – for pro-lifers

Jun 29, 2018

By Michelle La Rosa

The announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has prompted elation from pro-life groups, who are hopeful that the... Read more

Justice Anthony Kennedy. Public Domain.

Kennedy's retirement from the Supreme Court prompts pro-life hopes

Jun 27, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The retirement announcement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has led pro-life advocates to voice hope that his successor could... Read more

Protesters outside of the Supreme Court on June 26, 2018.

US bishops disappointed by Supreme Court decision upholding travel ban

Jun 27, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed disappointment with a Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban,... Read more

NIFLA pro-life rally in Washington, D.C. on March 20, 2018.

Supreme Court’s NIFLA ruling draws praise from pro-life groups

Jun 26, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Pro-life groups applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on Tuesday in favor of the free speech rights of crisis... Read more

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Supreme Court sides with pro-life pregnancy centers in California abortion case

Jun 26, 2018

The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a California law requiring pro-life pregnancy centers to post information on programs to obtain... Read more

Barronelle Stutzman.

Supreme Court returns case of florist who declined gay wedding to lower court

Jun 25, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday vacated a Washington state ruling against local florist Barronelle Stutzman, who in 2013 declined... Read more

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop.

Rally supporting Masterpiece Cakeshop draws hundreds

Jun 12, 2018

Hundreds of people attended a rally outside Masterpiece Cakeshop last week, showing support for a U.S. Supreme Court decision that... Read more

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Understanding the Supreme Court's Masterpiece Cake ruling

Jun 4, 2018

Religious freedom advocates have mostly celebrated the Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, although some... Read more