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Christians give Supreme Court high marks, survey finds

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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about a Louisiana law that restricts access to abortions and is among several recent state laws designed to challenge Roe v. Wade. Other cases on the docket also could ...

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U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear same-sex adoption case

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that could determine if, because of their religious beliefs, faith-based adoption agencies can decline to place children in same-sex homes. The ...

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Senator Hawley calls for censure of Schumer over threats

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Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley is calling for the censure of majority leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, after he threatened two conservative Supreme Court justices this week. READ: Sen. Chuck Schumer rebuked ...

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Justice John Roberts rebukes threats by Sen. Schumer

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday publicly rebuked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). At a pro-choice rally Wednesday morning, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) threatened two Supreme ...

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Mexican family loses Supreme Court case over damages in border death

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The Obama and Trump administrations both agreed that a U.S. border agent should not be held liable for the death of a young Mexican killed along the border. The Supreme Court also agreed ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear case involving adoptions to same-sex couples

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The U.S. Supreme Court this week agreed to hear a case that could determine if faith-based adoption agencies can decline to place children in same-sex homes because of the agency’s religious beliefs. ...

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Kansas Constitutional Amendment on abortion fails, for now

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For a decade-plus, Kansas lawmakers worked to create increasingly strict regulations on abortion. Pro-life forces pushed many of the rules, saying they were needed to keep clinics, and the women who use ...

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Travel ban extended to six new nations over poor security

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After weighing growing security concerns, the Trump administration has extended a travel ban for six additional nations. President Donald Trump signed the authorization for the countries who have failed to comply with ...

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House & Senate committees recommend state constitutional amendment

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Interest was high at the Legislative hearing discussing the “Value Them Both” pro-life constitutional amendment to the Kansas State Constitution.  A recent Kansas House and Senate Federal and State Affairs Joint Committee ...

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New movie explores spiritual and political journey of Justice Clarence Thomas

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is the focus of a compelling story being told in a new documentary. Thomas, who attended seminary in Missouri, is one of the most intriguing Justices on ...

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Rally and March for Life draw hundreds to Kansas Capitol as constitutional amendment is endorsed

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Cold and rainy weather didn’t stop hundreds of pro-life advocates from gathering Wednesday, January 22nd, at the Kansas Statehouse for the March for Life to mark the 47th anniversary of the U.S. ...

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Pro-life supporters and abortion opponents have reason to be optimistic

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As thousands of pro-life demonstrators fill the streets of downtown Washington on January 24 for the annual March for Life, optimism and uncertainty will both be present in abundance. Forty-seven years after ...

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State senator criticizes Parson’s position to accept more refugees

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson recently announced that the state is willing to accept refugees. That position is not sitting well with at least one state senator who sees it as a burden ...

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Trump admin asks Supreme Court for help over immigration

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In an emergency request to the nation’s highest court, the Trump administration has asked for assistance in how it interprets and administers immigration laws. The Supreme Court is being asked to lift ...

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President Trump honored with ‘Witness for Life’ award

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Pro-life organizations have repeatedly said Donald Trump is the most pro-life president in American history. Now, he has been chosen by a major pro-life organization to receive the first Dr. Bernard N. Nathanson “Courageous ...

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MO Supreme Court to hear Planned Parenthood arguments for taxpayer money

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The Missouri Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday morning in Jefferson City in a key case involving the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis’s legal dispute to force the State of Missouri ...

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Supreme Court upholds major pro-life law

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In another win for the nation’s pro-life movement, the U.S. Supreme Court today refused to review a case on a Kentucky law that requires doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to a patient ...

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Former high school football coach continues fight for freedom to pray

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A former football coach in Bremerton, Wash., who was suspended in 2015 because of public prayer, is continuing to fight for his right to combine faith with football. “At the beginning. it ...

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Justice Clarence Thomas talks about how spending time in church brought him through a difficult time

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is known as a man of faith. Early in his life, he briefly attended Conception Seminary College, a Roman Catholic seminary in northwest Missouri. He also was ...

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The Bible and Public Schools

The year was 1963. In Abington School District v. Schempp, the Supreme Court doubled down on their previous year’s decision of Engel v. Vitale which banned school-led prayer in public schools. This ...

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Missouri Supreme Court takes up voter I.D. and sworn statements

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Should voters without proper identification be asked to make sworn statements that they are who they say they are before being handed a ballot at the polls? Missouri’s Supreme Court will soon ...

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Supreme Court allows execution of Bucklew to take place

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A deliberate and vicious killer was executed in Missouri Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to give him his third reprieve. Russell Bucklew was executed at the Bonne Terre state prison ...

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Federal judge in Kansas reprimanded for affair with convict, harassment

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A federal judge in Kansas was publicly reprimanded for judicial misconduct Monday, after admitting he sexually harassed female co-workers, and engaged in extramarital relations with a felon. U.S. District Court Judge Carlos Murguia, a ...

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Several key religious cases are on Supreme Court docket

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Although the president and Congress seem to dominate the news, in the background the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing several key cases this fall.  The high court will reconvene October 7 with ...

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New York Times makes bombshell retraction, corrects Kavanaugh story

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The nation’s leading newspaper has been forced to make a major retraction and correction after publishing a story that misled readers about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The New York Times’ article ...

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