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Supreme Court considers fairness in housing, healthcare

By Mary Reichard & Nick Eicher
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Supreme Court | Fair housing. A Texas group called Inclusive Communities Project argued last week at the U.S. Supreme Court that Dallas neighborhoods are segregated because…

Kennedy’s way

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Supreme Court’s record suggests it likely will rule to legalize gay marriage nationwide

Supreme Court issues big religious freedom ruling for Muslim prisoner

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | The Supreme Court delivered a unanimous ruling in favor of a Muslim prisoner’s right to grow a half-inch beard in an Arkansas prison, underscoring its broad…

One pastor’s tedious defense of the First Amendment

By Mary Reichard
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First Amendment | Last week, the pastor of a small church in Gilbert, Ariz., introduced himself on the steps outside of the Supreme Court.  “I’m Clyde Reed, pastor of…

Supreme Court agrees to hear marriage cases

By Emily Belz
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Marriage | The nation’s highest court will decide this term whether gay marriage must be legal in all 50 states

De Blasio asks high court to uphold ban on churches in schools

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a strange position. De Blasio has said repeatedly that he opposes the Bloomberg-era policy forbidding churches from…

Midday Roundup: Charlie Hebdo’s message of forgiveness

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Forgiveness. The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo , attacked last week by Islamic terrorists, will release its next issue on schedule tomorrow. The cover,

Obama’s losing record at the Supreme Court

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Historically, the federal government wins seven of every 10 cases it argues before the U.S. Supreme Court. But the Obama administration is far from typical.

Supreme Court refuses to review Louisiana marriage case

By The Editors
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Marriage | The Supreme Court declined this morning to review ongoing same-sex marriage litigation in Louisiana, the first state in which a federal judge upheld…

States, White House do battle over immigration action

By Mary Reichard
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Immigration | Twenty-five states and the White House are in court battling over the president’s executive action on immigration. On Christmas Eve, the Department of…

Supreme Court clears way for same-sex marriage in parts of Florida

By The Editors
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Marriage | The Supreme Court declined to review a Florida marriage case today, effectively allowing same-sex marriages to begin in some parts of the state as soon as…

Midday Roundup: Judge rules immigration action unconstitutional

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Meaningless victory? A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday that parts of President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration are…

 
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