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Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky. Credit: Kentucky Office of the Attorney General.

Kentucky attorney general argues he can defend pro-life law in court

Jun 16, 2021

Kentucky’s Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a brief on Monday in support of his ability to defend his state’s law... Read more


Citing timing, SCOTUS declines to allow in-person learning to resume in Kentucky

Dec 18, 2020

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Kentucky Christian school’s plea to reopen for in-person learning, upholding a health order... Read more

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Supreme Court vacates ruling on Colorado church restrictions

Dec 15, 2020

The Supreme Court accepted a church’s appeal against coronavirus restrictions in the state of Colorado on Tuesday, even after the... Read more

New Jersey bill would preserve abortion protections, even if Roe overturned

Oct 2, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

As change on the US Supreme Court puts the future of legal abortion in doubt, some political leaders in New... Read more

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New Hampshire sued over Catholic schools tuition policy

Sep 4, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

A New Hampshire family has filed suit against the state after a town tuition program refused to pay for their... Read more

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DOJ clarifies religious groups' equal access to government grants

Jul 28, 2020

Religious groups must have equal access to public grant programs, the Justice Department announced in new guidance issued on Monday.  Read more

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New York court case could signal hope for faith based adoption agencies

Jul 23, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A federal court ruling in New York this week could point to eventual victory at the Supreme Court for Catholic... Read more

Religious sisters show their support of the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016.

'We are overjoyed': Little Sisters of the Poor react to Supreme Court decision

Jul 8, 2020

Catholic leaders and religious liberty advocates have welcomed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Little Sisters of the... Read more

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Catholic school teachers are 'ministers', Supreme Court rules

Jul 8, 2020

The Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a long-awaited religious liberty decision on the right of religious schools to hire and... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in March, 2016 , for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Little Sisters have big win in Supreme Court decision

Jul 8, 2020

The Little Sisters of the Poor had a victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, nine years into the religious... Read more

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'Soft despotism' of anti-Catholicism on the rise, USCCB religious liberty chair warns

Jul 1, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The new leader of the U.S. Catholic bishops on religious liberty has warned of a “soft despotism” of religious intolerance... Read more

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What the SCOTUS decision on anti-trafficking rules means for pro-life policies 

Jul 1, 2020

The Supreme Court is deciding major life and religious freedom cases this term, but one less-recognized ruling could impact billions... Read more

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How the SCOTUS abortion ruling could affect upcoming Senate races

Jun 30, 2020

The US Supreme Court this week issued a ruling overturning a Louisiana law seeking to hold abortion clinics to the... Read more

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Catholic bishops hail SCOTUS schools decision as blow against ‘anti-Catholicism’

Jun 30, 2020

Leading U.S. bishops praised the Supreme Court’s ruling on Tuesday that religious schools should not be shut out from state... Read more

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Supreme Court rejects Montana 'Blaine Amendment' in religious schools case

Jun 30, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Montana state constitution’s bar on public funding of religious institutions violates the First... Read more

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US Catholic bishops: Louisiana abortion ruling 'a cruel precedent'

Jun 29, 2020

Monday’s Supreme Court decision overturning a Louisiana law holding abortion clinics to the same standards as other surgical centers ‘continues... Read more

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Louisiana abortion law's author denounces Supreme Court decision

Jun 29, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Lawmakers, legal scholars, and pro-life leaders all criticized a Supreme Court ruling on Monday that overturned state safety regulations for abortion... Read more

Federal executions to resume after Supreme Court denies appeal

Jun 29, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Federal executions are set to resume in the next two weeks after the Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to... Read more

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Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law

Jun 29, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court delivered two decisions Monday on cases concerning life issues. Among a total of three decisions issued by... Read more

U.S. Agency for International Development Headquarters in Washington, DC.

How USAID case at Supreme Court could impact pro-life policies

May 12, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A largely-overlooked Supreme Court case under consideration could actually pose a threat to international pro-life policies, one pro-life group warns.   Read more