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Weekend Reads: Elevating equality to a moral absolute

Weekend Reads: Elevating equality to a moral absolute

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World  (HarperCollins, 2015) embodies a very…

Child slaves can sue Nestlé for cocoa plantation abuses, court rules

By Gaye Clark
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Human Trafficking | The U.S. Supreme Court this month refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Nestlé and two other companies claiming they knew of child slavery at cocoa…

Why the pro-life movement is succeeding

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which executive producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

Supreme Court rejects case defending Arkansas abortion limits

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit this week that would have resurrected an Arkansas law prohibiting abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy…

Supreme Court takes landmark church-state case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | Playground dispute could determine future of state aid to religious institutions

Alabama chief justice: Order against same-sex marriage still in force

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore issued a directive today reminding the state’s probate judges, who issue marriage licenses, that the high…

Scalia: Government can favor religion

By La Shawn Barber
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Religious Liberty | U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stirred up things last month when he made a common-sense statement about racial preferences in college and…

Should Native-American courts have jurisdiction over non-tribe members?

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A U.S. Supreme Court case about Native American tribal jurisdiction could redefine the way tribe members bring civil suits against non-tribe members. The case…

Supreme Court deciding the boundary lines of affirmative action

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week marked the second time the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case of Abigail Fisher, a white student denied admission to the University of Texas at…

Supreme Court considers ‘one person, one vote’ case

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | You’d think the government would have this figured out by now. The law says each state legislative district must have roughly the same population as all the…

Midday Roundup: Tracking terrorists’ digital messages is nearly impossible

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Connecting the dots. The FBI is digging through the digital footprint left by Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik to determine whether the couple had…

Supreme Court denies appeal of local assault rifle ban

By Lynde Langdon
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to review a challenge to local gun restrictions in a Chicago suburb, leaving in place a ban on assault weapons in…

 
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