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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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Supreme Court rules all injunctions against Trump asylum rule be dropped

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The Supreme Court is allowing a new Trump administration rule on asylum seekers to be enforced nationwide by dropping all injunctions brought by Democrats across the country. The new asylum law may ...

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Supreme Court says “Right to life” means right to abortion

The Kansas Supreme Court’s recent Hodes & Nauser abortion decision, finding the right to abortion in our Kansas constitution, resulted in many changes — some ironic, and others alarming. The court ironically ...

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Justice Ginsburg treated for malignant cancer

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation therapy after a cancerous tumor was found on her pancreas, the court announced on Aug. 23. Ginsburg had a routine blood test in early July, which uncovered ...

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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

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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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