Supreme Court

In this photo taken on Jan. 26, 2016, the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. (Annaliese Nurnberg/Missourian via AP)
Politics & Society News
The outcome of the court case could make it easier to use state money to pay for private, religious schooling in many states.
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The EditorsApril 07, 2017
Republican senators invoking the “nuclear option” to confirm Justice Gorsuch is a new development. But contention over the court and the filibuster has a long history.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington is seen on Jan. 31. The court sent a Texas death-row case back to lower courts on March 28, saying the inmate's intellectual disability should prevent his execution. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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The court's 5-3 decision reversed a Texas appeals court ruling that said inmate Bobby James Moore was not intellectually disabled based on state criteria and could face execution.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington is seen on Jan. 31. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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Justices considered the cases of three church-affiliated nonprofit hospital systems being sued for underfunding pension plans.
Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, attends his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on March 20 in Washington. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
The issues of religious liberty and abortion were briefly raised during the Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsMarch 08, 2017
Preserving an absolute right to abortion does not justify pre-emptive opposition to a Supreme Court nominee.