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Supreme Court Will Hear Religious Liberty Challenge to Gay Weddings
Monday, June 26, 2017
The Supreme Court agreed Monday (June 26) to reopen the national debate over same-sex marriage.
Supreme Court Sends ‘Contraceptive Mandate’ Cases Back to Lower Courts
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Supreme Court sought a compromise Monday (May 16) on challenges by nonprofit religious groups to the federal requirement that they play a minor role in offering free coverage of contraceptives...
Little Sisters Waging Big Fight at Supreme Court
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Constance Veit has been caring for the elderly poor for 28 years — feeding them, treating their illnesses, sitting with them until they take their last breaths.
Future of Texas Abortion Case at Crossroads
Friday, March 4, 2016
After years battling hundreds of restrictions imposed by conservative state legislatures, proponents of abortion rights could be on the verge of a big victory, a small defeat or a do-over.
Texas Abortion Case Goes before Short-Handed Supreme Court
Thursday, March 3, 2016
The Supreme Court takes up its most far-reaching case on abortion rights in nearly a quarter century Wednesday, with the fate of abortion restrictions in many states on the line.
How Scalia’s Death Affects Key Cases before the Supreme Court This Year
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is a major setback for the conservative legal movement, as will become clear in the months ahead.
Supreme Court Will Wade Back into Abortion Debate
Monday, November 16, 2015
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to re-enter the national debate over abortion.
Ben Carson Wants Abortion Outlawed, Even in Cases of Rape or Incest
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Rape and incest are no reasons to terminate a pregnancy, front-running Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday (Oct. 25).
Supreme Court Strikes Down Bans on Same-Sex Marriage
Friday, June 26, 2015
The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States Friday in a closely divided ruling that will stand as a milestone in its 226-year history.
5 Arguments to Watch as the Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
When it convenes next Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear from five lawyers representing gays and lesbians on one side, and the states of Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee on the other.
Republicans, Religious Groups Urge Supreme Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Bans
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Supreme Court Upholds Religious Rights of Prisoners
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A Supreme Court that has extended the reach of religion into public life in recent years ruled Tuesday (Jan. 20) that spirituality can overcome even prison security concerns.
Gay Marriage Victories Propel Cases toward Supreme Court at Record Speed
Friday, May 30, 2014
The race to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation has become a self-fulfilling prophecy, fueled by an unbroken string of pro-marriage rulings since the Supreme Court first weighed in on the...
Justices May Decide if Photographers Can Snub Gay Weddings
Monday, March 24, 2014
Seven years after one photographer did not provide services for a gay couple, the Supreme Court is considering whether to referee the dispute.
Gay Marriage Fight Shifts to the States
Friday, July 12, 2013
The legal battle over same-sex marriage has shifted from the Supreme Court to state capitals and lower courts as supporters seek to build on their recent victories and opponents hope to thwart that...
Supreme Court Marriage Rulings: Anything But Simple
Thursday, June 20, 2013
If the range of possible Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage this month requires a scorecard, the potential confusion arising from those decisions may demand a manual. It's not as simple as...
What Will the Supreme Court Do on Gay Marriage?
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The consensus view: The justices will limit the expansion of gay marriage rights to California, with few if any implications for the rest of the country. Only on the Defense of Marriage Act, most...
Opponents of Gay Marriage Say They're No Bigots
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Leading opponents of gay marriage -- or as they prefer to be called, defenders of traditional marriage -- are trying to stop an increasingly popular movement as it approaches two dates with history...
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Christmas Film Opens No. 1 in America, Finishes Top 5 for Weekend
The Problem with Mark Zuckerberg's 'Metaverse'
Is There a Lack of Knowledge of God Even among His People?
Wisconsin Gov. Vetoes Bill Requiring Medical Care for Babies Who Survive an Abortion
Envelopes Filled with Money Found inside a Wall at Lakewood Church Could Be Linked to 2014 Theft of $600,000, Police Say
Parenting and the State: Red Flags in 'Build Back Better'
The Paradoxical Path to Courageous Faithfulness
The Blessing of Brokenness – Broken yet Unbreakable
A Christian in a Hostile Culture: The Story of Hunayn Ibn Ishaq
Remembering Bob Dole on the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day
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