Posts Tagged:U.S. Supreme Court

If Roe Is Thrown Out, Roughly Half Of U.S. States Will Restrict Abortions

According to an organization that is the leading advocate for abortion, nearly half of the states in the nation already have laws that could restrict abortions if the Supreme Court invalidates Roe v. Wade. That scenario became much more likely after Monday night’s revelation of a Supreme Court draft opinion that would indeed throw out…Read More

“Op-Ed: Don’t Say Catholic”

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether the Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction violated the First Amendment when he withheld transportation benefits from an independent Catholic school unless it agreed not to call itself “Catholic.” Who was the state superintendent who violated state law at…Read More

Pro-life vs. Pro-choice states: If Roe falls, what would the abortion landscape look like?

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering a case which observers believe could present a significant challenge to Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 decision which legalized abortion nationwide. But even if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, abortions will almost certainly continue in the U.S.— at least in certain states. While the nation awaits…Read More

Kristi Noem’s pro-life proposal blocked by South Dakota Republicans

South Dakota Republicans blocked a pro-life proposal from Gov. Kristi Noem that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected and was modeled after Texas’ law that allows private citizens to sue. Republican lawmakers in the state said the bill could “jeopardize” their chances of ultimately getting abortions outlawed in the conservative state.…Read More

Pro-life attorney: ‘No court should be able to usurp state laws that protect human life’

On Dec. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Many legal experts say the case presents the most momentous test yet of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. At issue is the constitutionality of a 2018 Mississippi law…Read More

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

Three Muslims who claim the FBI wrongly pressured them into becoming informants on Muslim communities may seek monetary damages as part of their lawsuit under a federal religious freedom law, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a decision that strengthens legal action on religious freedom problems. “This unanimous decision from the Supreme Court makes…Read More