The justices heard oral arguments this week in Carson v. Makin.
Rev. Bernie Lindley of Brookings' St. Timothy's Episcopal Church says that the new rules violate his First Amendment rights, and that he won't comply with them.
People are increasingly tolerant of racial differences.
Justices have mostly demurred on the question of whether anti-discrimination laws trump religious freedom.
The lawsuit argues the mandate leads to discrimination based on content of speech and type of speaker.
Only in extreme circumstances should a court come between a parent and their child.
Trump's critics fault him for fomenting division. The left's efforts to drive people of faith from the public square are making the problem worse.
A new law allows cash-strapped districts to send students to private religious schools.
Opposed by LGBT and pro-choice advocacy groups, the measure allows doctors to refuse to perform treatments on moral grounds
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No justices disagreed, but Alito, Gorsuch, and Thomas object that the majority is sidestepping a debate over when laws can overrule religious beliefs.
Columbia University linguist John McWhorter on "anti-racism" as a new, misguided civic religion and his new book on curses, Nine Nasty Words.
An illustration of our individualistic law of religious exemptions.
The Supreme Court reaffirms that COVID-19 regulations must comply with the First Amendment.
The majority reminds the 9th Circuit that the First Amendment puts limits on COVID-19 policies.
Even supporters of Donald Trump think foreign trade and free markets are good for America.
Seems quite right to me.
SCOTUS Refuses to Let Alabama Execute Willie Smith Without His Pastor Present (Without Noting Who Cast the Fifth Vote)
With Justice Barrett joining Justice Kagan, does Dunn v. Smith represent a shift on the Court?
Chief Justice John Roberts says the policy reflects "insufficient appreciation or consideration of the interests at stake."
Black families need control of their children's K-12 education, says the Minnesota activist. The past year's lockdowns might just make that happen.
There’s no reason to fight over the content of your kids’ lessons when you can choose your own.
even when the parents had originally agreed not to vaccinate, and one parent later changed his mind.
SCOTUS Declines To Let Kentucky Religious Schools Reopen Without Addressing the Constitutionality of Closing Them
The justices emphasized that K-12 schools are currently scheduled to reopen after winter break.
So the Ninth Circuit just held this morning.