Justice Thomas and Justice Alito added that the Obergefell ruling “enables courts and governments” to label believers in traditional marriage “as bigots, making their religious liberty concerns that much easier to dismiss.”
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A key religious liberty case involving the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s adoption services program is on the court’s docket for the upcoming term, and a number of abortion-related cases also might be heard.
The Commission on Unalienable Rights’ first draft report has prompted backlash from organizations and religious representatives, who criticized the report’s emphasis on religious liberty.
COMMENTARY: An in-depth look at the court's 2019-2020 term reveals some implications for Catholics — not to mention the rule of law — that are profoundly worrisome.
According to pro-life Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski, ‘there are Democrats now who say that religious freedom, religious liberty are just code words for bigotry.’
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COMMENTARY: The opinion in the Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania is more about administrative procedure than about the substance of religious freedom. The opinion in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, however, goes straight to the heart of the religious freedom of religious institutions.
Archbishop Wenski said that protecting institutions of civil society, including libraries, newspapers, and universities is necessary for ensuring religious freedom.
The U.S. Supreme Court jolted the American legal landscape with its June 15 decision that equates sexual preference with sex discrimination. What’s that mean for employers and for our U.S. culture in general? Religious liberty advocate Montse Alvarado of Becket weighs in on the reasoning behind the decision and its implications for Catholics. Then we hear from EWTN News producer Colm Flynn, who has been focusing on uplifting stories during these challenging times.