Posts Categorized: Supreme Court

US Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Prayer

May 6, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: ,

NY Daily News:

In a 5-to-4 decision, the court ruled that the tradition in the town of Greece, a Rochester suburb, does not denigrate non-Christians and that such invocation does not have to be nondenominational.

The decision — the … Read more

Top Quotes from Hobby Lobby / Conestoga Day in Court

March 27, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Supreme Court | Tags: , , ,

On a cold Tuesday morning in Washington D.C., the hearing for Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties began. Here are a few quotes to highlight from the day:

1) “Under your argument, corporations could be forced to pay for abortions, … Read more

Independence Law Center: Supreme Court takes on Religious Freedom

March 24, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , ,

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday March 24, 2014

CONTACT: Randall Wenger, Esq.  717-657-4990 Chief Counsel, Independence Law Center The Supreme Court takes on Religious Freedom in Case filed by Lancaster County business and its owners (Harrisburg, PA) – The Hahn… Read more

Christian Home School Family Allowed to Stay!

March 4, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in education, Family, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Kate Boyle

Homeschooling has been illegal in Germany since it was outlawed by Adolf Hitler in 1938. For that reason, Uwe and Hannelore Romeike came to America seeking religious and educational freedom for themselves and their family.

In 2006, … Read more

Justice Dept Continuing to Attack Religious Freedom in the Courts

February 11, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Attorneys representing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor […] appealed two decisions by federal judges in Pittsburgh that went against the Affordable Care Act’s contraception … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Doesn’t Have Final Say on Same-Sex Unions

January 16, 2014 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Religious Freedom, Sexuality, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

A well-written column written by our friends at Family Research Council:

To the casual observer, the Supreme Court seems to have given its stamp of approval to same-sex marriage, and both Congress and the states have been … Read more

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court by Lancaster County business and its owners

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. —  A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more

Geneva College Doesn’t Have to Provide Abortifacients, Judge Rules

December 24, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, education, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , ,

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Geneva College doesn’t have to provide its employees with insurance coverage for contraception, abortion-inducing drugs and other “preventive services,” under a decision issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti.

The decision is another … Read more

Pittsburgh Diocese Suing Obama Admin over Abortion Mandate

October 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh mounted a new legal challenge to the federal health care mandate, arguing that the Obama administration’s promise to accommodate objections from faith-based employers turned out to be “empty words.”

The … Read more

Recap from the March for Marriage

March 27, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, marriage, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

By: Dan Bartkowiak

“What a great day!”

That was the repeated response from numerous friends on our bus from Lancaster to our nation’s capital for the March for Marriage. 50 supporters made the trip early Tuesday morning, March 26th to … Read more