Supreme Court

Religious liberty advocates believe that the latest Supreme Court decision will finally banish the hated 19th-century Blaine Amendments for good.
Nicholas D. Sawicki July 01, 2020
Could the ruling really mark the end of Blaine amendments?
Sister Helen Prejean, a long-time advocate of abolishing the death penalty, has said that the Supreme Court has "abdicated its legal and moral responsibilities" in allowing executions to proceed in various cases.
People hold signs outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington Jan. 22, 2020, ahead of oral arguments in a case from Montana on religious rights and school choice. The court is examining if states should give aid, in the form of tax credits, to private religious schools. (CNS photo/Sarah Silbiger, Reuters)
The court upheld a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credits for private schooling.
(CNS photo/Will Dunham, Reuters)
The executions would mark the first use of the death penalty on the federal level since 2003.
Immigrant youth are hoping that the recent Supreme Court decision on DACA will help efforts to strengthen it, thereby allowing them to continue living in the United States without fear of deportation.