A broad decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer could make Blaine Amendments a thing of the past.
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Hearing the good Samaritan story anew became the defining moment that clinched his decision to perform abortions.
In his memoir, Dr. Willie Parker explains that his gospel is one that views “abortion as part God” and that allows women to “find healing and understanding in church, not stigma and shame."
Although the Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed the vote on his nomination until next week, it's worth taking a closer look at the Supreme Court nominee's record on protecting the faith of people in prison.
For more than 30 years, federal agencies have treated the pension plans of giant religiously affiliated businesses as church plans, thus making them exempt from funding requirements under the law.
Advocates have been on guard against an executive order like the religious imposition measures modeled after the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act and others sweeping through GOP-held state legislatures.