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Third attempt to get NYC churches out of legal limbo

By Nick Eicher
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Religious Liberty | The Bronx Household of Faith rents space from a New York City public school and holds worship on Sundays when the building is empty. But if the New York City…

Cases to watch when SCOTUS opens in two weeks

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Two weeks from now, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin a new term, as it does every year on the first Monday in October. That first week, the court has six…

Obama administration takes Supreme Court hint

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | New contraceptive mandate regulations follow model of the court’s Wheaton College order

Supreme Court keeps Virginia marriage laws in place

By Leigh Jones
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Marriage | The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an emergency stay on the federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia’s traditional marriage…

New nonprofit exemption to contraceptive mandate coming soon

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | The Obama administration plans to release its new, new, new regulations for nonprofits objecting to the contraceptive mandate by Aug. 22, according to a court…

Who will get to decide the definition of marriage?

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | The 6th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati last week held a marathon three-hour session to hear six marriage cases out of Michigan, Tennessee,

Legal ripple effects in the same-sex marriage debate

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | Voices of dissent are harder to find in the growing stack of state-by-state court rulings redefining marriage. Last year, in the very sloppy United States v.

Ruth Bader Ginsberg: Court will rule on gay marriage by 2016

By Daniel James Devine
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court’s eldest liberal member, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, believes she and her colleagues will decide the issue of same-sex…

Massachusetts scrambles to reset abortion center ‘buffer zones’

By Blake Adams
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Abortion | After the U.S. Supreme Court’s 9-0 McCullen v. Coakley ruling struck down Massachusetts’s abortion center “buffer zone” law in June, the state…

Tolerance in the court

By Emily Belz
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News | Supreme Court broadens ‘religious exercise’ definition as well as exemptions to contraceptive mandate

Pitifully taught

By Joel Belz
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Supreme Court | Most Americans know absolutely nothing about the Hobby Lobby case

Nonprofits win contraceptive mandate reprieve

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | The Supreme Court’s order blocking the contraceptive mandate for Wheaton College is rare and wide-reaching

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