Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Supreme Court’

Supreme Court orders Obama admin to respond on German homeschool case

by LifeSiteNews staff PURCELLVILLE, VA, November 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court ordered Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday to respond to the Home School Legal Defense Association’s petition on behalf of the Romeike family, a German homeschooling family who fled to the United States…

BREAKING: Supreme Court refuses to block Texas pro-life law by 5-4 decision

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., November 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The U.S. Supreme Court has voted by a 5-4 majority to allow a key provision of a Texas pro-life law to take effect. The majority ruled that a coalition of abortion providers had failed to prove that a Texas law requiring abortionists to have…

Supreme Court refuses to block Texas pro-life law by 5-4 decision

by Ben Johnson Updated at 7:44 p.m. Eastern time to include quotations from Dr. Charmaine Yoest and Elizabeth Graham. WASHINGTON, D.C., November 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The U.S. Supreme Court has voted by a 5-4 majority to allow a key provision of a Texas pro-life law to take effect. The majority ruled that a…

Monks Win Coffin Fight With Louisiana

By CNA/EWTN NEWS |
BATON ROUGE, La. — After a long legal fight, Benedictine monks in Louisiana have the right to sell their handmade wooden caskets to the public now that the U.S. Supreme Court has let a lower court ruling stand..

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An abortion pill killed my daughter. Now I’m fighting back

by Monty L. Patterson September 19, 2013 (MercatorNet) - The U.S. Supreme Court recently accepted a case Cline v. Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice,challenging Oklahoma’s regulation of the abortion drug Mifeprex commonly known as mifepristone, RU-486, or The Abortion Pill.​ The case is…

Catholics in the Military, Same-Sex Marriage, and the “Danger of Scandal”

By Joan Frawley Desmond |
 In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn part of the Defense of Marriage Act that defined marriage as a union of one man and one woman, the Obama administration has moved swiftly to provide spousal…

‘Pro-choice’ political science professor: ‘I think we are going to see Roe overturned’

by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An academic observer believes the U.S. Supreme Court will seriously revise, or even repeal, Roe v. Wade within the next two years because the American people do not believe viability is the only criterion that should limit when a woman can procure…

Proposition 8 still applies in California, backers say

San Francisco, Calif., Jul 16, 2013 / 02:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Proposition 8 backers have filed a legal brief saying that the ballot measure defining marriage as a union of a man and a woman still has legal force in California, alleging that state of…

Penn. attorney general refuses to defend state marriage law

Philadelphia, Pa., Jul 13, 2013 / 08:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The attorney general of Pennsylvania has said she will not defend a state law defining marriage as a union of a man and a woman in court because she does not agree with it.

Thomas Peters, a…

Lawless? Attorney General in Pennsylvania Won’t Defend State Ban on Same-sex Marriage

By Joan Frawley Desmond |
In the first indication that the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 rulings on DOMA and Proposition 8 will have immediate consequences for state constitutional bans on same-sex “marriage,”  Pennsylvannia’s attorney general…

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