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Supreme Court ‘Game Changer’ Christian Leaders Applaud Amy Coney Barrett Pick

Supreme Court 'Game Changer' Christian Leaders Applaud Amy Coney Barrett Pick Christian and social conservative leaders are applauding President Trumps selection of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court vacancy, calling her highly qualified and saying she could swing the court in a direction more favorable to their causes. Barrett, currently a justice for the U.S.... Read more

9 Things You Should Know About Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett

On Friday, President Donald Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett will be his nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Here are nine things you should know about Judge Barrett. 1. Amy Coney Barrett, age 48, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She earned her B.A. in English literature, magna cum laude, from Rhodes... Read more

Legal challenge against ‘DIY’ abortions to be taken to the Supreme Court

Christian Concern says health secretary Matt Hancock exceeded his powers in legalising at-home abortions.(Photo: Parliament.Live)Christian Concern has said it will take its legal challenge against 'DIY' abortions to the Supreme Court after judges sided with health secretary Matt Hancock on Friday. Abortion regulations were relaxed after the country went into lockdown to allow women to... Read more

U.S. Could Have a Pro-Life Supreme Court ‘for Decades’ with Right Pick, Senator Says

U.S. Could Have a Pro-Life Supreme Court 'for Decades' with Right Pick, Senator Says The conservative and pro-life movement has a historic opportunity to reshape the court for generations by filling the current vacancy with a justice who will rule based on the written text of the Constitution and not their personal views, U.S. Sen.... Read more

Who Is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s Likely Supreme Court Pick? | RELEVANT

48-year-old U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett is reportedly at the top of President Donald Trump’s list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who passed away last Friday. As such, Coney Barrett’s become a lightning rod online overnight for her past comments, rulings and writings and her faith is coming under scrutiny as well. Described... Read more

‘We’re Going to Fill the Seat,’ Trump Says of Supreme Court Vacancy, Historic Opportunity

'We're Going to Fill the Seat,' Trump Says of Supreme Court Vacancy, Historic Opportunity President Trump this weekend said he would quickly name a nominee to fill the seat of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, adding that he and the Senate have a moral duty to fulfill the promises they made to... Read more

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday night in her Washington D.C. home. She was 87 years old.According to an announcement from the Supreme Court, Ginsburgs death was caused by complications from her metastatic pancreatic cancer.Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature, Chief... Read more

Trump Unveils New Supreme Court List, Warns of Radical Left Judges Backed by Biden

Trump Unveils New Supreme Court List, Warns of Radical Left Judges Backed by Biden President Trump on Wednesday released a new list of Supreme Court candidates for a potential future vacancy and urged Democrat Joe Biden to do the same, saying Americans deserve the information about judicial nominations so they can properly make a decision... Read more

‘May This Be a Land Where He Rules Supreme,’ Ohio Mayor Surrenders City to Christ

'May This Be a Land Where He Rules Supreme,' Ohio Mayor Surrenders City to Christ Last weekend, Christians from multiple churches alongside elected officials in Ashland, Ohio partook in an act of corporate repentance and prayer before God in calling for a national and global revival.Hundreds of people from the community gathered at the special... Read more

18 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 15-Week Abortion Ban, Say Modern Science ‘Undermines’ Roe

18 States Ask Supreme Court to Uphold 15-Week Abortion Ban, Say Modern Science 'Undermines' Roe A coalition of 18 states is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Mississippis 15-week abortion ban, pointing to advances in science and brutal abortion procedures that involve ripping a fetus apart limb by limb.The Mississippi law, passed... Read more

Supreme Court Issues a Surprisingand DivisiveDecision on Churches and Pandemic Restrictions

The Story: Despite what appears to be a blatantly unconstitutional infringement of religious liberty, five Supreme Court justices are allowing Nevada to hold churches to a stricter standard than casinos. The Background: Last week the Supreme Court denied a request from a Nevada church that would block enforcement of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order that limits... Read more

Supreme Court Denies Nevada Church’s Request to Reopen Like Casinos, Restaurants

Supreme Court Denies Nevada Church's Request to Reopen Like Casinos, Restaurants In a 5-4 decision on Friday, the Supreme Court denied a Nevada churchs request to be exempt from the states 50-person cap on gatherings.Christianity Today reports that Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley contended that it should be able to meet at 50 percent... Read more

The Supreme Courts 15-Case Winning Streak on Religious Liberty

The Supreme Court closed out its most recent term last week with three significant victories for religious libertycontinuing a ten year series of wins for religious freedom. Religious freedom is on a massive, decade-long winning streak at the Supreme Court, says Luke Goodrich, a religious liberty lawyer at Becket. This 15-case winning streak hits every... Read more

The Supreme Court Has Ruled That Half of Oklahoma Is Native Land Here’s What That Means | RELEVANT Magazine

On Thursday, the Supreme Court made a historic decision about the state of Oklahoma that could have enormous consequences not just for the Sooner state but for indigenous communities across the U.S. In essence, the Court ruled that about half of Oklahoma is within a Native American Reservation. The decision will have a lot... Read more

Pence Touts Supreme Court Wins: The ‘Obama-Biden Assault on Religious Liberty Is Over’

Pence Touts Supreme Court Wins: The 'Obama-Biden Assault on Religious Liberty Is Over' The White House is using two new Supreme Court decisions favoring religious liberty to draw a distinction with the previous administration, implying if Democrat Joe Biden is elected, people of faith will have their freedoms assaulted.The Supreme Court handed down... Read more

US Supreme Court upholds religious exemptions from birth control coverage

Sr. Loraine Marie Clare, Mother Provincial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C. on March 23, 2016 shortly after oral arguments in a case where the Catholic order has questioned the constitutionality of several mandates in Obamacare.ReutersThe US Supreme Court has upheld a Trump administration rule... Read more

Supreme Court Delivers Two More Victories for Religious Liberty

The Story: In two rulings released this week, the Supreme Court delivered two more victoriesone narrow and one broadfor religious liberty. The Background: The court issued rulings this week on two important cases involving religious liberty The first case was Little Sisters of the Poor v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In 2016, the Catholic group Little... Read more

Supreme Court Strikes Blow to Obamacare’s Abortion/Contraceptive Mandate

Supreme Court Strikes Blow to Obamacare's Abortion/Contraceptive Mandate In a key win for religious employers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a Trump administration rule that exempts faith-based organizations from the Obama-era abortion/contraceptive mandate.The controversy dates back to the Obama administration and President Obamas chief legislative achievement, the Patient Protection and Affordable... Read more

Supreme Court Hands Major Victory to Christian Schools in Employment Case

Supreme Court Hands Major Victory to Christian Schools in Employment Case The U.S. Supreme Court handed private religious schools a major victory Wednesday, broadening the so-called ministerial exception and ruling they can hire and fire employees without being governed by anti-discrimination laws.At issue were teachers at two separate Catholic schools who sued after... Read more

9 Things You Should Know About the U.S. Supreme Court

Later this week, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release several potentially blockbuster decisions covering such issues as birth control, ministerial exceptions, and religious rights. Here are nine things you should know about the most important court in the federal judiciary. 1. Article III of the U.S. Constitution establishes the federal judiciary, stating that... Read more

Supreme Court Upholds Sanctions Made against Presidential ‘Faithless Electors’

Supreme Court Upholds Sanctions Made against Presidential 'Faithless Electors' States are allowed to enforce sanctions against "faithless electors who do not vote for the popular winner, according to a new ruling from the Supreme Court.Fox News reports that the justices upheld state laws that require faithless electors to back the popular vote. The... Read more

Supreme Court: Religious Liberty Is Winningand the Pro-Life Cause Is Losing

The Story: In two rulings released this week, the Supreme Court signaled a pattern of preventing restrictions on both religious liberty and also abortion. The Background: The court issued rulings this week on important cases involving restrictions on abortion and on religious liberty. The abortion case was June Medical Services LLC v. Russo. In 2014,... Read more

Supreme Court: Religious Schools Are Eligible for Taxpayer Funds | RELEVANT Magazine

The Supreme Court handed a win to conservatives on Tuesday, ruling that a Montana law that blocked religious schools from a taxpayer-funded scholarship violated the U.S. Constitution. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the conservative members of the Court in a decision that will allow parents to use state tax credits to send their... Read more

‘Victory for Religious Liberty’: Supreme Court Upholds Montana School Choice Program

'Victory for Religious Liberty': Supreme Court Upholds Montana School Choice Program The U.S. Supreme Court handed supporters of school choice and private religious schools a major victory Tuesday, ruling that a Montana tax credit scholarship program does not violate the federal constitution if the money is used by parents for religious schooling.At issue... Read more

‘Shocked and Disappointed’: Supreme Court Overturns Louisiana Pro-Life Law, 5-4

'Shocked and Disappointed': Supreme Court Overturns Louisiana Pro-Life Law, 5-4 The U.S. Supreme Court handed the pro-choice community a major victory Monday in a much-watched abortion case, striking down a Louisiana law that required clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.The law was similar to a Texas law overturned by the... Read more

Some Faith Groups Applaud Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

Some Faith Groups Applaud Supreme Court's DACA Decision WASHINGTON (RNS) Faith groups are applauding the U.S. Supreme Courts decision temporarily halting the Trump administrations efforts to rescind an Obama-era program granting legal protection to hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children.The 5-4 decision, written by Chief... Read more

The Supreme Court Has Blocked Trump From Ending DACA | RELEVANT Magazine

The Supreme Court has handed a huge victory to young immigrants known as Dreamers, ruling that the Trump Administration violated federal law when it ended DACA. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion, saying Homeland Security’s decision was “arbitrary and capricious.” Roberts was the deciding vote, joining the Court’s more liberal members in the... Read more

Religious Conservatives Look to the Next Supreme Court Rulings on Religious Liberty

Religious Conservatives Look to the Next Supreme Court Rulings on Religious Liberty (RNS) Religious conservatives lost the culture war over gay and transgender rights in the workplace this week.In a 6-3 ruling Monday (June 15), the Supreme Court said the rights of gay and transgender people are protected from workplace discrimination. The ruling... Read more

Supreme Court Cannot ‘Overturn the Word of God,’ Franklin Graham Says of LGBT Case

Supreme Court Cannot 'Overturn the Word of God,' Franklin Graham Says of LGBT Case Evangelist Franklin Graham says the U.S. Supreme Court exceeded its authority and may have infringed on religious liberty with its decision Monday expanding the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual orientation and gender identity.The high court, in... Read more

JK Rowling vs Harry Potter stars and the Supreme Court

JK Rowling(Photo: Reuters)This has been quite a 10-day stretch for transgender activism. It began with one of the world's bestselling authors, J.K. Rowling, coming under attack for stating that only women menstruate (how dare she!). It ended with the Supreme Court including sexual orientation and gender identity under the category of "sex." In the middle,... Read more