Posts tagged with "U.S. Supreme Court"
Supreme Court overturns Roe in anticipated Dobbs decisionFriday, June 24, 20220170 On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its nearly 50-year-old decision in Roe v. Wade that established a constitutional right to abortion in this country.
Court: Tuition program excluding religious schools is unconstitutionalWednesday, June 22, 2022077 In a 6-3 ruling June 21, the Supreme Court said a Maine tuition aid program that excluded religious schools violated the Constitution's free exercise clause.
High court rules against Trump administration's plan to end DACAThursday, June 18, 2020037 By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- In one of the most anticipated cases of the term, the Supreme Court June 18 ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. In a 5-4 decision, the court said the Trump administration's actions...
Supreme Court stops Texas execution for inmate's religious libertyWednesday, June 17, 2020044 The U.S. Supreme Court granted a last-minute stay of execution for Texas death-row inmate Ruben Gutierrez June 16, saying the state prison officials need to reexamine their rule that bans clergy from being with prisoners to the execution chamber.
At hearing, Kavanaugh highlights his Catholic Charities' volunteer workThursday, September 6, 20180136 During the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Sept. 5, U.S. Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh said his experience serving the homeless with Catholic Charities and tutoring at Washington Jesuit Academy has influenced him as a judge because of the importance of "standing in the...
Regulations on Texas abortion clinics struck downMonday, June 27, 2016070 In a 5-3 vote June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down restrictions on Texas abortion clinics that required them to comply with standards of ambulatory surgical centers and required their doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.
U.S. bishops laud court's Hobby Lobby rulingTuesday, July 1, 2014042 The Supreme Court's June 30 ruling that certain businesses, based on their religious objections, can be exempted from a government requirement to include contraceptives in their employee health insurance coverage means "justice has prevailed," said two U.S. archbishops.
Companies win challenge to birth control mandateMonday, June 30, 2014042 In a narrowly tailored 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court June 30 said closely held companies may be exempted from a government requirement to include contraceptives in employee health insurance coverage under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Supreme Court refuses to block Texas abortion lawTuesday, November 19, 2013047 In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has left intact a Texas law requiring abortion practitioners to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their abortion clinic. The law also bans abortions after 20 weeks, except in cases where the mother's health is in danger.
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