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Supreme Court upholds Indiana fetal remains rule, but stops short of major abortion ruling

May 28, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld part of an Indiana law requiring aborted babies to be cremated or buried,... Read more

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Supreme Court to hear sexual orientation, gender identity employment cases

Apr 24, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

In a decision that could have potentially far-reaching consequences, the U.S. Supreme Court has said it will hear cases involving... Read more

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Supreme Court hears petition to overturn Louisiana abortion law

Apr 18, 2019

The Center for Reproductive Rights formally presented its petition April 17, after the court granted a stay in February which... Read more

After Supreme Court ruling, Texas bans all chaplains from execution rooms

Apr 4, 2019

The state of Texas has banned all prison chaplains from its execution chamber, following a Supreme Court decision that halted... Read more

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Supreme Court rejects church funding case

Mar 4, 2019

Although all nine justices voted against hearing the case, three of the justices--Justices Brett Kavanaugh, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch--issued... Read more

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Supreme Court overturns death penalty for man with intellectual disability

Feb 19, 2019

In a ruling released Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the death penalty sentence of a Texas inmate whom... Read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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