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Supreme Court Hears Case On Birth Control Access And Obamacare

Nuns rally outside the Supreme Court in 2016 following oral arguments in seven cases dealing with religious organizations that want to ban contraceptives from their health insurance policies. The court is hearing arguments in a related case on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Nuns rally […]

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Religious Objectors V. Birth Control Back At Supreme Court

Nuns with the Little Sisters of The Poor, including Sister Celestine, left, and Sister Jeanne Veronique, center, rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington on March 23, 2016. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption toggle caption Jacquelyn Martin/AP Nuns with the Little Sisters of The Poor, including Sister Celestine, left, and Sister Jeanne Veronique, center, rally outside […]

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Listen Live: Supreme Court Arguments Begin Monday

The Supreme Court is releasing live audio of its oral arguments, for the first time, this session, beginning Monday. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images The Supreme Court is releasing live audio of its oral arguments, for the first time, this session, beginning Monday. Olivier Douliery/AFP via […]

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Supreme Court To Government: Pay Obamacare Insurers

The U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 ruling, said the federal government must pay health insurers $12 billion under a provision of the Affordable Care Act. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP The U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 ruling, said the federal government must pay health insurers $12 billion under a provision […]

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Legal Fight Heats Up In Texas Over Ban On Abortions Amid Coronavirus

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order banning all elective medical procedures, including abortions, during the coronavirus outbreak. The ban extends to medication abortions. Eric Gay/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Gay/AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order banning all elective medical procedures, including abortions, during the coronavirus outbreak. The ban extends […]

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A Supreme Court Justice Visits: A Look Behind The Scenes

Chief Justice John Roberts prepares to speak at the University of Kentucky College of Law’s judicial conference and speaker series in Lexington, Ky, on Feb. 1, 2017. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption toggle caption Timothy D. Easley/AP Chief Justice John Roberts prepares to speak at the University of Kentucky College of Law’s judicial conference and […]

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LGBTQ Youth Fight For Equality In Sex Ed In South Carolina Classrooms

A South Carolina law prohibits teachers from discussing relationships that are not heterosexual, unless they’re talking about sexually transmitted infections. Davis Turner/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Davis Turner/Getty Images A South Carolina law prohibits teachers from discussing relationships that are not heterosexual, unless they’re talking about sexually transmitted infections. Davis Turner/Getty Images Eli Bundy, […]

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House Dems Say They’re Looking Into Political Influence At Justice Department

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., wants access to witnesses and documents as part of a look into potential political influence at the Justice Department. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption toggle caption Carolyn Kaster/AP House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., wants access to witnesses and documents as part of a look into potential political […]

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Supreme Court Turns To Immigration With 2 Major Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court heard two immigration-related cases on Tuesday, including one about a cross-border shooting involving a border patrol agent. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP The U.S. Supreme Court heard two immigration-related cases on Tuesday, including one about a cross-border shooting involving a border patrol agent. Patrick Semansky/AP Immigration and border-patrol […]

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