COMMENTARY: The study’s authors collected data from every Supreme Court case that produced a judicial opinion relating to the Free Exercise or Establishment Clause from the 1953 to the 2019 term. In the last 15 years, 81% of the time religion won.
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The nationalist Swiss People’s Party, which backed the measure, characterized it as “a strong symbol in the fight against radical political Islam.”
Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life, warned that the bill “would allow lawmakers to employ the threat of criminal sanctions to reduce the amount of private speech regarding the actions of the lawmakers themselves.”
COMMENTARY: Fostering a proper understanding of religious liberty figures heavily, and it’s an urgent priority for Americans — especially for our children.
Lori Windham, attorney for the Becket Fund, said the court ruled that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act “gives religious claimants another way to protect their rights.”
Churches Appeal to SCOTUS for Religious-Liberty Protections, Amid Increasingly Strict COVID Restrictions
A pair of recent instructions from the U.S. Supreme Court have signaled support for the pushback by Catholic bishops and other faith groups against measures they insist are unfair and unnecessary.
The San Francisco archbishop told the Register that the continuing unfair treatment of religious worship compared to some secular activities is ‘outrageous,’ as well as unconstitutional.
Biden would be the second Catholic president in U.S. history, but has faced criticism from U.S. bishops for a policy agenda that includes expanded legal protection and federal funding for abortion.