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Can the church participate in political debate?

A public debate has started concerning the Kansas Supreme Court, who recently found the right to an abortion in the Kansas State Constitution. Is the church legally restricted from participating in the ...

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Ginsburg defends Trump’s Supreme Court picks

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has broken with Democrats, and is defending Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch. At the July 24 event she pushed back at criticism from feminist organizations and top Democrats about her ...

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Supreme Court sides with Trump on Pentagon funding border wall

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In a major defeat for Democrats blocking construction of a border wall, the Supreme Court on Friday sided with the Trump administration’s attempts to use Pentagon funding. The Supreme Court said it ...

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President uses executive order to determine citizenship status

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President Donald J. Trump described a new plan to gather information about the citizenship status of people living in the United States, both legal and illegal, in a Rose Garden announcement Thursday afternoon. Trump ...

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Attorney General Barr rules in favor of census question

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Attorney General William Barr ruled the Trump administration can legally add the citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Supreme Court ruled 5–4 that the rationale the administration provided for adding the ...

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Census citizenship question by executive order possible

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President Donald Trump said on July 5 he is considering issuing an executive order to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. The order is one of “four or five” options on the ...

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Obama admitted DACA was unconstitutional, now Supreme Court decides

The Supreme Court decided June 28 to review the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s highly controversial Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. For seven years the executive order, which many scholars believe was ...

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Public cross gets favorable ruling from Supreme Court

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In what is becoming a string of victories for free speech rights involving a public cross, the U.S. Supreme Court issued yet another ruling in favor of a cross memorial. The ruling ...

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Supreme Court rules cross on public land OK

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In another win for the participation of faith in the public domain, the United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a 40-foot tall cross erected on public property. Justices wrote ...

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Supreme Court sides with Christian bakers

A Supreme Court decision is being called a win for religious freedom over the case of Christian bakers in Oregon. As Metro Voice has reported for years about the Kleins, two Oregon bakers ...

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Commencement speech faith remarks by Christian school board member defended by Muslims

A Wisconsin school board member is being supported by Christians and Muslims after he was criticized for mentioning his faith during a high school commencement speech. Alvin Dupree is a school board ...

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Supreme Court upholds ‘In God We Trust’ on currency

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The motto “In God We Trust” will remain on U.S. currency after the Supreme Court has rejected this week, a legal attempt by atheists to remove it. Atheist Michael Newdow, arguing on ...

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Joe Biden moves to left, flip-flops on gov’t funded abortions

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In what many political observers see as an attempt to shore up his sagging poll numbers, U.S. Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden said on June 6 that he no longer supports a long-standing ...

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Washington ignores Supreme Court, will punish florist

The case of a Washington State florist who was fined for refusing to make a floral arrangement for a gay wedding in 2013 could go back to the US Supreme Court. On ...

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Supreme Court rules in favor and against pre-born

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The US Supreme Court has just upheld an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to treat pre-born babies in the same way adults and children are cared for in burial. The court has ...

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Christian student takes school to Supreme Court for forced Islamic prayer

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Can a public school force a Christian student to recite an Islamic prayer of conversion and say there is  “No God, but Allah?” A Maryland school is defending its actions at the ...

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KS Supreme Court rules state constitution guarantees abortion

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The pro-life movement took a hit this week in Kansas as the Kansas Supreme Court ruled there is a right to abortion in the state constitution. The root of the decision involves ...

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Will the Supreme Court protect this 40-foot veteran’s cross?

The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to protect a 40-foot memorial cross on public land in Bladensburg, Maryland, from a lawsuit that argues it violates the Constitution. Though the bottom-line outcome was ...

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Some doubt wisdom of teaching the Bible in schools

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A movement to start Bible classes in public schools is gaining ground. Seven states already recognize these classes and six more could soon follow. The legislators and organizations behind this latest effort ...

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States move to allow Bible as textbook in public schools

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The Supreme Court has previously ruled that the Bible may be used, and studied in school, for historical and literary purposes acknowledging the Bible’s significance in the development of Western literature, law ...

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March for Life in Washington showcases progress

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The nation’s capitol filled will pro-life individuals from across the nation Friday as the National March for Life got under way. While not getting the wall-to-wall coverage of the “women’s march”, the ...

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Justice Ginsburg misses another week, work starts on replacement

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments again this week, as the Supreme Court entered its second week short of a full complement on the bench. Ginsburg’s absence was previously ...

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Kansas must fund Planned Parenthood after ruling

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Kansas must continue funding Planned Parenthood with state and Medicaid funding after a Supreme Court ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Dec. 10 announced it has refused to hear an appeal ...

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Supreme Court rejects legal challenge to border wall

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The Supreme Court summarily rejected a legal challenge from activists who claim that the Trump administration’s southern border wall runs afoul of environmental laws. The ruling clears an effort by Democrat and environmental ...

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Washington Post blasted for story placement

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The Washington Post sparked outrage Tuesday after publishing an article about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh returning to coach his daughter’s basketball team under its “public safety” category. While the article barely mentions ...

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