The Supreme Court

The Death Penalty

Supreme Court conservatives are skeptical on spiritual advisers in death chamber

Posted on · The subject has, at times, divided the court's conservative majority and it has also at times embarrassed the court, as minority religious advisers have sometimes been excluded from the chamber.

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen on a sunny day on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday June 16, 2021.
A demonstrator holds a sign in support of the Affordable Care Act in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last November. On Thursday, the justices did just that.

Health & Science

Obamacare Wins For The 3rd Time At The Supreme Court

Posted on · The 7-2 decision threw out the challenge to the law, saying Texas and other objecting GOP-dominated states were not required to pay anything under the mandate provision and thus lacked standing.

In this June 29, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Texas

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Suit Over California Travel Ban

Posted on · The court refused to consider Texas’ challenge to California’s ban on state-funded business trips to Texas and other states deemed to discriminate against LGBTQ people. California adopted the ban following a 2017 Texas law that allows foster care and adoption agencies to deny services for religious beliefs.

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