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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

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

Religious freedom groups praise Supreme Court's Masterpiece ruling

Jun 4, 2018

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

Jun 4, 2018

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

May 24, 2018

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

Apr 4, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

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

Mar 20, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

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

Feb 26, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

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

Dec 7, 2017

By Ed Condon

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

Dec 5, 2017

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

Nov 14, 2017

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

The statue of Bl. Junipero Serra at the Mission San Miguel in California.

Archbishop Gomez: American missionaries are the overlooked US founders

Oct 3, 2017

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

Jun 26, 2017

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

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

May 22, 2017

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

Apr 19, 2017

By Matt Hadro

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

Apr 18, 2017

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

Apr 7, 2017

By Matt Hadro

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

Mar 29, 2017

By Matt Hadro

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

Mar 24, 2017

By Matt Hadro

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