(RNS) — The appellate court ruled that the so-called Lemon test, which it noted has been ignored in some similar past cases, does not apply in the seal case.
(RNS) — The Freedom From Religion Foundation said it hopes its strategy will allow the issue to be reconsidered when the high court has a different makeup.
(RNS) The hospitals — two with Catholic and one with Lutheran ties — successfully argued that pension laws were not intended to apply to them.
(RNS) The mosque met every local zoning requirement but the town made up new ones that applied to no other religious community.
(RNS) A 'sleeper' of a case before the Supreme Court pits three hospitals against employees who object to the institutions' religious exemption from the federal law that safeguards pensions.