Posts Tagged:Supreme Court

How bishops around the U.S. have responded to Dobbs

The Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade in a 6-3 decision, bringing an end to nearly a half-century of nationwide legalized abortion in the U.S. The June 24 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was welcomed by Catholic bishops across the country. Below is a selection of episcopal responses: A statement…Read More

Supreme Court Upholds Religious Rights, Vindicates Football Coach Who Was Fired for Praying

The Supreme Court ruled Monday morning in favor of a Washington state high school football coach who was fired from his job for silently praying on the field after games. SCOTUS Blog tweeted, “SCOTUS sides with a high school football coach in a First Amendment case about prayer at the 50-yard-line. In a 6-3 ruling,…Read More

USCCB Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson

In response to the Supreme Court of the United States issuing its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities issued the following statement:…Read More

Here Is the List of States Outlawing Abortion After the Repeal of Roe

Following the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe vs. Wade, lawmakers are declaring abortion illegal in a growing number of states throughout the country. Missouri Missouri was the first state to take action in response to the Supreme Court ruling, with Attorney General Eric Schmitt announcing “I am humbled to be a part of this,…Read More

Thomas: Supreme Court should ‘correct the error’ on contraception and same-sex marriage

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a concurring opinion in Friday’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, arguing the court should “correct the error” of rulings that protect same-sex marriage and contraception access. The high court overturned the landmark case of Roe on Friday, with Justice Samuel Alito writing an opinion in favor of Mississippi’s ban…Read More