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Justices rule against California law targeting anti-abortion pregnancy centers
WASHINGTON (USA Today) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a major blow to a California law requiring anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform women about publicly funded abortion and contraception services.
Supreme Court skeptical of California law requiring information about abortion
WASHINGTON (USA Today) — A California law requiring anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform clients about state-funded abortions ran into trouble at the Supreme Court Tuesday.
Travel ban revisions may add countries, alter court challenge
WASHINGTON (USA Today) — Changes to the system have been under consideration for weeks in preparation for the looming expiration of a 90-day travel ban for countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Supreme Court will hear case of baker’s religious objection to gay weddings
WASHINGTON (USA Today) The Supreme Court agreed Monday (June 26) to reopen the national debate over same-sex marriage.
Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban
WASHINGTON (USA Today) Government lawyers asked the justices to let the travel ban go into effect even while they challenge the lower courts’ rulings.
Trump administration reversing Obamacare’s birth control mandate
WASHINGTON (USA Today) Once the final rule is implemented, women’s groups say it will be up to the states — and possibly the courts — to protect insurance coverage for contraceptives.
Appeals court rules against President Trump’s revised travel ban
(USA Today) The ruling was yet another blow to the president’s effort to institute a travel ban targeting six majority-Muslim countries, and it makes a final Supreme Court showdown more likely.
Supreme Court justices side with church in playground dispute
WASHINGTON (USA Today) A clear majority of Supreme Court justices seemed ready Wednesday to rule that the separation of church and state should not extend to swings and slides.
Supreme Court seeks compromise in ‘contraceptive mandate’ cases
Seeking to avoid deadlock, the justices called for more briefs from the government and the faith-based organizations battling the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
Supreme Court deeply divided over religious freedom, reproductive rights
WASHINGTON — A 4-4 tie would uphold lower court verdicts in different parts of the country, all but one of which upheld the government mandate.
Supreme Court reverses Alabama court that denied lesbian woman’s adoption
WASHINGTON — The decision said that a court ruling granting custody in Georgia should be valid for others states.
Texas abortion case goes before short-handed Supreme Court
WASHINGTON — The case is a test for the pro-life strategy of applying restrictive regulations to doctors and facilities rather than trying to ban the procedure outright.