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

Religious freedom groups praise Supreme Court's Masterpiece ruling

Religious freedom groups cheered Monday’s 7-2 Supreme Court decision that a Colorado baker had his rights violated when the state... Read more

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BREAKING: Supreme Court rules in favor of baker who declined to serve gay wedding

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who declined to make a wedding cake for... Read more

After punishing Christian cake baker, Colo. civil rights board revised

A new law will revise the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, after the commission gained attention when its decision in a... Read more

Supreme Court declines to hear pro-life group's undercover video appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a pro-life group seeking to release undercover footage detailing... Read more

NIFLA Pro-Life protest in Washington, D.C. on March 20, 2018.

Pro-life pregnancy centers hopeful after arguing before Supreme Court

Attorneys for a pro-life pregnancy center resource group are optimistic following Tuesday’s oral arguments in front of the Supreme Court,... Read more

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As Supreme Court decides fate of unions, bishops speak up

With the U.S. Supreme Court hearing a case that could have a great impact on the future of public sector... Read more

Commentary: Tolerance, wedding cakes, and a free society

This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The result... Read more

Baker argues for cake and conscience at Supreme Court

A Colorado baker’s right to express himself through artwork – edible artwork– lies at the center of today’s Supreme Court... Read more

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Abortion info required at pro-life centers? Supreme Court takes up case

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to display... Read more

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Archbishop Gomez: American missionaries are the overlooked US founders

During the annual Red Mass marking a new term of the U.S. Supreme Court, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles... Read more

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The bishops have spoken up on two very different issues – and now the Supreme Court will, too

As the Supreme Court wrapped up its latest term on Monday, it agreed to consider a major religious freedom case,... Read more

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito receives an honorus causa degree at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary from Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, May 17, 2017.

Justice Alito warns seminarians religious liberty is in danger

In his address to graduating seminarians on Wednesday, United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. emphasized the importance... Read more

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Supreme Court appears skeptical of state denying benefits to churches

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments about whether a state benefit program could exclude churches because of their religious... Read more

Supreme Court won't hear case of Central American asylum seekers

A group of women and children from Central America who have been prioritized for deportation lost a legal battle Monday,... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, March 21, 2017.

Pro-life, religious freedom leaders cheer confirmation of Neil Gorsuch

Pro-life and religious freedom advocates cheered the Senate’s confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch on Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more

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A lot more than just pensions could be decided in this Supreme Court case

A Supreme Court case about pension plans of religious hospitals could decide something much bigger – whether religious groups are... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, March 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Gorsuch praised for record of building unity on religious freedom

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received a strong voice of support Thursday from a lawyer at a major religious liberty... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch listens during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, March 20, 2017.

Gorsuch made an important distinction when asked about assisted suicide

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made a crucial ethical distinction in his response to questions about doctor-prescribed suicide during his... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch delivers brief remarks after being nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump to the Supreme Court, Jan. 31, 2017.

Judge Gorsuch nomination backed by dozens of pro-life groups

Judge Neil Gorsuch deserves “swift confirmation” to the U.S. Supreme Court, leaders of pro-life and pro-family groups have said.  Read more

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Supreme Court nominee drilled on abortion, religious freedom at hearings

The judge nominated to replace Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court answered questions on abortion and religious freedom jurisprudence on... Read more