By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP)—Barronelle Stutzman’s lengthy legal effort to operate a florist shop in Washington state according to her Christian convictions came to an end Friday (July 2) at the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices announced they would not review an appeal by Stutzman, a Southern Baptist, of a Washington Supreme Court ruling in […]
Pro-life protestors march in Washington in opposition to abortion in this file photo. Baptist Press WASHINGTON (BP) – Pro-life advocates gladly welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement Monday it would rule on the constitutionality of Mississippi’s ban on abortions of unborn children whose gestational age is more than 15 weeks. The case, Dobbs v. Jackson […]
By Tom StrodeWashington Bureau Chief, Baptist Press WASHINGTON – Southern Baptist leaders and other religious liberty advocates applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest decision supporting the free exercise of religion in the face of government restrictions related to COVID-19. In a ruling issued late April 9, the high court granted an injunction blocking enforcement of […]
By Jessica Gresko/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With coronavirus cases surging again nationwide, the Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus. The justices split 5-4 late Wednesday night, with new Justice Amy Coney Barrett in the majority. It […]
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said Monday (Oct. 12) she has done her best as a federal appeals court judge “to reach the result required by the law” regardless of her own preferences.
By Tom Strode WASHINGTON (BP) – A case the U.S. Supreme Court refused to accept Monday (Oct. 5) offers evidence of the damage inflicted upon religious freedom by its five-year-old decision that legalized same-sex marriage, two justices said. Associate Justice Clarence Thomas – joined by Associate Justice Samuel Alito – wrote that a former Kentucky […]
CNN Screencapture President Donald Trump has announced his nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the seat vacated by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Here is what you should know about the nominee for associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Amy Coney Barrett Age: 48 […]
“There is no question that Judge Barrett is qualified…”
At just 48, Barrett would be the youngest justice and her tenure could last for decades.
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