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US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announces his retirement in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, DC, Jan. 27, 2022.

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announces retirement

Jan 27, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer formally announced his upcoming retirement from the Supreme Court on Thursday, one day after his... Read more

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks at Brookings, Jan. 21, 2016.

US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer reportedly to retire

Jan 26, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be retiring from the court, NBC News reported on Wednesday, Jan. 26. The network... Read more

Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

US Supreme Court allows Texas abortion law challenge to stay with state's top court

Jan 21, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined to send a legal challenge against a Texas abortion law back to a... Read more

Boston City Hall

Supreme Court hears Boston free speech case involving Christian organization

Jan 19, 2022

By Kate Olivera

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case involving the city of Boston’s refusal to raise a... Read more

Pro-life advocates demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2021. - The justices weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

Notable moments from the Supreme Court arguments over Mississippi abortion law

Dec 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization have concluded. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about the constitutionality... Read more

Former US Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Nov. 30, 2021.

Mike Pence calls on Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade

Nov 30, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Former vice president Mike Pence is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling... Read more

The lethal injection room at California's San Quentin State Prison.

US Supreme Court hears case of inmate requesting pastor at execution

Nov 9, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the case of a man seeking to pray with his pastor... Read more

US Supreme Court rules against California's nonprofit donor disclosure rule

Jul 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that California violated the First Amendment by requiring charitable organizations operating in the state... Read more

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

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph in San Jose, Calif. Credit: Iv-olga/Shutterstock.

Supreme Court ruling no barrier to ban on indoor worship, Santa Clara County claims

Feb 12, 2021

California’s Santa Clara County has again banned indoor worship, saying its rules to mitigate coronavirus spread are “fundamentally different” from... Read more

Chike Uzuegbunam outside the US Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. Credit: Alliance Defending Freedom.

Supreme Court debates whether college's free speech violation merits symbolic damages

Jan 13, 2021

A Christian student seeking symbolic damages against a Georgia college that had restricted the area where he could try to... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

US Supreme Court: government agents violating religious liberty liable for monetary damages

Dec 11, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

Three Muslims who claim the FBI wrongly pressured them into becoming informants on Muslim communities may seek monetary damages as... Read more

US Supreme Court urged to protect KY religious schools from shutdown

Dec 7, 2020

An order shuttering in-person education until Jan. 4 in Kentucky amid rising COVID-19 cases amounts to religious discrimination, the US... Read more

Lynn Fitch, the Mississippi Attorney General.

Mississippi asks US Supreme Court to solve circuit court split with 15 week abortion case

Oct 23, 2020

The Mississippi Attorney General on Thursday urged the US Supreme Court to hear a case regarding the state’s ban on... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 14, 2020.

Barrett hearings show threat of anti-Catholic bigotry - Fort Worth bishop

Oct 16, 2020

Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth penned an op-ed Thursday decrying the “anti-Catholic bigotry” that he says has surfaced since... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States.

US Supreme Court sends abortion pill case back to district court

Oct 9, 2020

The US Supreme Court on Thursday refused to reverse a lower court's order preventing the FDA from requiring in-person dispensation... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Democratic US Senator opposes Amy Coney Barrett confirmation over IVF

Oct 7, 2020

A US Senator on Friday sent a letter to her colleagues urging them to vote against the confirmation of Amy... 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

Supreme Court of the United States.

Trump expands list of potential US Supreme Court nominees

Sep 9, 2020

By Matt Hadro

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced more names of candidates he would nominate to the Supreme Court, despite no... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

US Supreme Court upholds Nevada's coronavirus rules for houses of worship

Jul 25, 2020

By a 5-4 vote on Friday the Supreme Court upheld Nevada’s coronavirus regulation that limits attendance at indoor religious services... Read more