COMMENTARY: ‘Chike Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski’ is crucial to constitutional rights, especially religious freedom.
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COMMENTARY: It’s looking as if only nine people can stop the First Amendment being torn up in front of your eyes.
The decision by the court on Monday to deny to hear the case means a February 2020 ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Parents for Privacy v. Dallas School District No. 2 will stand.
A federal district judge had ruled Nov. 25 that Beshear’s order could not apply to private religious schools because it infringed on their First Amendment rights.
COMMENTARY: Justices’ writing the 5-4 decision in favor of injunction explained, that “even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten.”
Supreme Court Overturns NY Church Restrictions as Brooklyn Bishop Says Religion ‘Essential’ During Pandemic
In a statement Thursday, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said he is “gratified by the decision of the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, who have recognized the clear First Amendment violation and urgent need for relief in this case.”
Mississippi’s law allows for abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy only when the mother’s life or major bodily function is endangered, or when the baby has a severe abnormality and would not be able to survive outside the womb at full term.
COMMENTARY: The story of abortion law in the United States for the last 40 years is very much a story about Catholics in public life.
The young lawyer, who gave moving testimony on behalf of her former professor, speaks about clerking for Justice Clarence Thomas and about how her Catholic faith has helped shape her career.
COMMENTARY: Muzzling an independent judiciary by packing the Supreme Court would upset our system of government and place those freedoms expressly guaranteed by the Constitution in grave peril.