With a recent Supreme Court ruling, so long as teachers perform some religious role, the school can consider them ministers, in which case they are no longer protected from discrimination.
Conservative abortion opponents vented their disappointment and fury on Monday after the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision to strike down a Louisiana law that would have curbed abortion access.
Faith groups are applauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision temporarily halting the Trump administration’s efforts to rescind an Obama-era program granting legal protection to hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children.
Among the religious right, many found the 6-3 majority opinion shielding LGBT people from employment discrimination, written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, alarming. But some also saw an open door to gain back some ground in the future.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on June 15 in a landmark opinion that makes employment discrimination against LGBTQ persons illegal and has important implications for religious organizations.
The highest court in the land has given states some leeway in determining when and how to safely reopen places of worship during the COVID-19 pandemic. The move lends support to state officials making science-informed decisions that may inhibit church congregants from fully engaging in
Hearing arguments by phone, the Supreme Court on May 11 seemed divided over how broadly religious institutions including schools, hospitals and social service centers should be shielded from job discrimination lawsuits by employees.
The Supreme Court hears oral arguments this week in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania and Trump v. Pennsylvania, two consolidated cases that challenge the Trump administration’s broad religious accommodations from the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act. This is the third time
A new case is especially important in offering the Supreme Court a chance to do formally and in one sweep what the conservative justices have been trying to do more quietly case by case.
For a Supreme Court that says it has an allergy to politics, the next few months might require a lot of tissues, as it is poised to make decisions in cases dealing with President Donald Trump's tax and other financial records, abortion, LGBT rights, immigration,