In a unanimous decision June 29, the Supreme Court sided with a Christian mail carrier who had been required to work Sundays for the U.S. Postal Service against his religious beliefs that the day was one of worship and rest.
It’s been one year since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade — the 1973 landmark decision that established the right to an abortion nationwide. The case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, largely placed the question in the hands of individual states.
The Supreme Court on April 21 ruled to preserve nationwide access to a drug used in chemical abortions, rejecting a Texas lower-court restrictions while a lawsuit continues.
The U.S. Supreme Court said it would extend the administrative stay in the abortion pill dispute until April 21, temporarily keeping in place status quo federal regulations regarding the use of an abortion drug, and giving the court additional time to consider a lower court’s ruling to stay the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the drug.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments April 18 about a former postal worker who was forced to work Sundays against his religious beliefs.
The U.S. Supreme Court said April 14 it would temporarily keep in place status quo federal regulations regarding the use of an abortion drug, giving the court additional time to consider a lower court’s ruling to stay the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the drug.
The Supreme Court on April 6 declined to take up a request by West Virginia to allow it to enforce its 2021 law banning transgender girls from playing on girls’ sport teams in public high schools and colleges while a challenge to that law remains in the lower courts.
Joseph Kennedy, a high school assistant football coach who was placed on leave eight years ago for praying on the field with players after games, won a nearly $2 million settlement and has been reinstated to his former coaching role at Bremerton High School, outside of Seattle.
The U.S. Supreme Court said on March 6 that it would not weigh in on a dispute between city officials of Ocala, Florida, and atheists who are suing the city. The lawsuit claims that a 2014 prayer vigil in Ocala — held after a series of drive-by shootings — violated the First Amendment.
The leaders of two U.S. bishops’ committees sent a letter of support on March 3 to congressional leaders who have introduced legislation to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ and women’s team sports.