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Court broadens ‘ministerial exception’ in blow to teachers

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that teachers in Catholic schools fall under the “ministerial exception” to anti-discrimination laws, potentially stripping protection from thousands of church employees. 568 more words

SCOTUS, WTF?

Wearing masks during a pandemic violates their rights, say right-wing naysayers. Taking away contraceptives from women who work for religious employers that disapprove of birth control  175 more words

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Supreme Court Opt-Out Of Birth Control Coverage For Religious Reasons

On Wednesday the Supreme Court upheld a decision that employers with religious or moral objections do not have to provide free contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act, according to  540 more words

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Supreme Court: States Can Punish ‘Faithless Electors’; Unanimous Decision

Source: JOEL B. POLLAK

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states may punish “faithless electors” — those members of the Electoral College who refuse to cast their ballots for the candidate whom the majority of voters in the state have chosen. 375 more words

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(UPDATED) Chief Justice Roberts Has Head Injury

Chief Justice John Roberts done hurt hisself:

“The Chief Justice was treated at a local hospital on June 21 for an injury to his forehead sustained in a fall while walking for exercise near his home,” said Kathy Arberg, public information officer for the Supreme Court.

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SCOTUS SIDES WITH PRES TRUMP ON OBAMACARE, RELIGION

AP: “The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with the Trump administration in its effort to allow employers who cite religious or moral objections to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women as required by the Affordable Care Act.” 159 more words

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