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Supreme Court protects religious freedom from Obamacare contraceptive mandate

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In another win for the Trump administration and religious liberty advocates, the Supreme Court today ruled 7-2 that the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause exempts religious organizations from employment discrimination lawsuits. It also ...

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Missouri Supreme Court rules that state must reimburse Planned Parenthood for services

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Missouri must reimburse Planned Parenthood for medical services, the state Supreme Court ruled this week. At issue is House Bill 2011, which is the Department of Social Services appropriations bill for the ...

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Justice Clarence Thomas criticizes faulty reasoning in Roe v. Wade abortion decision

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas believes the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion was incorrectly decided. “Roe is grievously wrong for many reasons, but the most fundamental is that its core holding ...

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Death row inmate sues to have chaplain at execution

Charles L. Burton Jr. doesn’t want to be alone when he dies. The death row inmate hopes a federal court will make sure that does not happen. Burton, who was sentenced in 1992 ...

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Supreme Court OK’s taxpayer credits for religious schools

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Montana’s decision to exclude religious schools from a state scholarship program funded by tax credits violates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The decision was a huge win ...

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Supreme Court ruling a big defeat for open border proponents

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Open border proponents were given a setback this morning as the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government may deport illegal aliens quickly and with only limited judicial review. The ruling also ...

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Supreme Court rejects California church’s appeal challenging restrictions

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Are churches entertainment venues? A divided Supreme Court late Friday implied so in rejecting an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state restrictions on attendance at worship services. Over the ...

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Did Norma McCorvey – the ‘Roe’ of Roe v Wade – Make a Deathbed Confession? New Documentary Claims She Did

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The internet is ablaze with reports that Norma McCorvey, who claimed to convert to Christianity and worked for years as a pro-life activist, was actually a paid puppet of the right, putting ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down stay-at-home order

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Millions of Americans who believe restrictions on business and churches are unconstitutional were boosted late Wednesday night when the Wisconsin Supreme Court blocked an order to extend the state’s lockdown. Democrat Gov. ...

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Abundant Life announces legal action against Jackson County over reopening restrictions

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One of the largest churches in Missouri is taking legal action against Jackson County, Mo., because of its new restrictions on reopening churches.  Pastor Phil Hopper, lead pastor of Abundant Life Church,  ...

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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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