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August 1, 2014

Massachusetts Enacts Temporary Buffer-Zone Law in Response to Supreme Court Ruling

While peaceful pro-life activism could be unimpeded by the new law, concern exists that it may not be fairly enforced.

July 16, 2014

North Carolina Lawmakers Stand by ‘Choose Life’ Plates

Alliance Defending Freedom has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a censorship case related to the pro-life specialty plates.

July 10, 2014

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision Is a Mandate for Human Dignity

COMMENTARY

July 9, 2014

Cardinal Dolan: N.Y. Times Adds to Long History of Anti-Catholic Bigotry in the U.S.

The New York archbishop said in a July editorial that the ad suggests that the justices’ Catholic faith makes it impossible for them ‘to protect the cherished Constitution they have sworn on a Bible to uphold.’

June 30, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby in HHS Case

In the closely watched decision, the high court ruled 5-4 this morning that closely held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage.

May 6, 2014

Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer a Return to Common Sense

COMMENTARY: The 5-4 ruling Monday confirms that public prayer is constitutional in a country that has been rooted in the devotion since its founding.

July 16, 2013

Proposition 8 Still Applies in California, Backers Say

A legal brief filed by Alliance Defending Freedom alleges that state officials acted incorrectly in response to the recent Supreme Court decision.

April 3, 2013

The Preservation of Marriage: A Battle Worth Fighting

NEWS ANALYSIS: As the Supreme Court and politicians weigh ‘marriage equality,’ Catholic Americans need to remind the nation why marriage can’t be redefined.

January 22, 2013

Why 'Roe v. Wade' (Bad As It Is) Isn’t the Real Problem

In an exclusive Register interview, March of Life co-founder Bill Devlin remembers its beginnings 40 years ago and the 'life principles' at the core of the fight against legal abortion.

December 21, 2012

Remembering Judge Bork (1927-2012)

COMMENTARY: An Ave Maria colleague recalls Robert Bork's impact in the classroom.

December 12, 2012

Marriage at Stake

COMMENTARY

December 11, 2012

Supreme Court Set to Hear Prop. 8 and DOMA Cases

Both sides in the struggle over the legal definition of marriage are enthusiastic about their courtroom prospects, but the high court could steer clear of passing definitive judgment on the issue.

December 7, 2012

Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Cases on DOMA, Prop 8

November 27, 2012

Supreme Court Directs Appeals Court to Address Challenge to HHS Mandate

The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals must examine the claim that mandated coverage of abortion-inducing drugs violates religious freedom, but ruling offers no assurance that justices will take up the case.

October 2, 2012

Archbishop Lori Discusses Presidential Debates, Polls and the Beatitudes

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty talks about the spiritual and political challenges of the current election cycle.

June 29, 2012

Religious Liberty Takes Center Stage

COMMENTARY

October 7, 2011

Cautious Optimism After Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Hosanna Tabor Case

The government’s challenge to “ministerial exception” in 1st amendment case prompts skepticism from justices, Kagan included.

October 3, 2011

Red Mass Marks New Supreme Court Term; Key First Amendment Case Ahead

The Justice Department and EEOC challenge ‘ministerial exception.’

June 21, 2011

‘God’ Is Alive (in the Pledge of Allegiance)

Supreme Court turns down latest attempt to dereligionize American oath.

May 4, 2011

SCOTUS: Anti-Catholicism OK, Third Secret of Fatima, Waterboarding Debate, Black Elk, and much more!

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