Supreme Court

Mississippi AG argues Supreme Court should reverse ‘wrong’ Roe v. Wade ruling

"Mississippi’s attorney general argued Thursday that the Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade, its landmark 1973 decision legalizing abortion across the US, calling it 'egregiously wrong' and insisting the matter should be left solely to the states." - NYP

Related at NR: Mississippi’s Case against Roe

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Supreme Court to decide if parents in Maine can use state funds to send kids to religious schools

"At issue is a group of parents who oppose a state regulation that allows for tuition assistance only if a private school is 'nonsectarian in accordance with the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.'" - C.Post

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Unanimous court upholds religious liberty of foster-care agency

"In a judgment that spanned the ideological spectrum, the nine justices agreed Philadelphia violated the First Amendment’s protection of the free exercise of religion by refusing to contract with Catholic Social Services (CSS) for foster care services.... because CSS does not place children with same-sex couples." - BPNews

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High court review of Mississippi abortion ban could be ‘generationally significant’

"Pro-life advocates gladly welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement Monday (May 17) it would rule on the constitutionality of Mississippi’s ban on abortions of unborn children whose gestational age is more than 15 weeks." - BPNews


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How the Supreme Court found its faith and put ‘religious liberty’ on a winning streak

"One [study] found that since the George W. Bush-appointed John Roberts assumed the role of chief justice in 2005, the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of religious claimants 81% of the time. This compares with a rate of about 50% for the 20th century." - The Conversation

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