By: Brian Kaylor
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit challenging an executive action on immigration taken by President Obama. The decision could impact up to 4 million undocumented immigrants.
By: Shaun King
The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states will be debated for years to come. Here are three observations to help Christians respond to our 5-4 culture.
By: Colin Harris
Challenging the effort to make health coverage available to the millions who did not have it on the basis of wording that obscures the stated intention of the law sounds a lot like a childish game of "Simon Says."
By: Chuck Warnock
Many will regard the Supreme Court's ruling on public prayer as an unqualified win for Christians. Before we celebrate, we must ask if we want our public prayers defined by the high court's criteria.
When the U.S. Supreme Court gathers today to hear oral arguments in a case on legislative prayers, it could lead to a new era of defining the First Amendment. Baptist groups are split on the issue.
In two rulings, five of the six Supreme Court justices, who are Roman Catholics, went against their church's tradition of advocating for the dignity and rights of workers.
While reaction to the high court's decision on Arizona's immigration law is mixed, one thing is clear: We need intensive moral education from goodwill people of faith.
The U.S. Supreme Court reversed a Montana Supreme Court ruling that held that the higher court's Citizens United decision did not erase the state's Corrupt Practices Act.
The Supreme Court decision on Arizona's anti-immigration law is expected this month. Anti-immigration forces are ready to push similar laws in other states. Are churches prepared?
One of the Supreme Court's worst decisions ascribes free-speech rights to corporations and unions, allowing them to pour money into politicians' election coffers. It must be overturned.
Religious groups are granted tax-exempt status. Now the Supreme Court has ruled they are exempt from employment discrimination laws. Are these exceptions just?
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court will hear one of the most important religion cases in decades, centered on religious institutions exemption from anti-discrimination laws.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Legal scholars say a decision issued two months ago is likely to resonate within church-state debates for years to come.
Anti-immigration advocates applauded the recent Supreme Court decision that upheld a 2007 Arizona law that would punish businesses that hire undocumented migrants; several faith leaders criticized the ruling.
JERUSALEM (RNS) The Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether American passports issued to children born in Jerusalem should include the word “Israel.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Prison inmates who are deprived of their religious rights cannot sue states for monetary damages.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court rejected a challenge to an Arizona school tuition credit program.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the “Thank God for Dead Soldiers” protesters from Westboro Baptist Church have First Amendment rights.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Relatives of 9/11 victims are “shocked” that the Supreme Court refused to hear their appeal.
The U.S. Supreme Court has now made it clear in a 5-4 decision that the Second Amendment right to own a firearm in this country is inviolable. Why does the right to "keep and bear arms" trump the right to public safety?
If Elena Kagan is confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, the court will have no Protestants. While that may not matter constitutionally, it seems to matter culturally for any number of commentators.
The confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor show that the SBC has chosen to become even more political than the Republican Party.
While some have been speculating about the implications of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's condition as a Type 1 diabetic, those affected by the disease see it as a teachable moment for America.
Critics of Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor suggest her remarks in a 2001 speech reveal her racism. In fact, their criticisms disclose that those with power and privilege have no concept of what it means to be marginalized.
Not long after President Obama nominated the first Hispanic woman to the Supreme Court, her critics attacked. Regardless of why any senator should or shouldn't support Sonia Sotomayor, she deserves to be treated with respect.