In a sense, Donald Trump is correct that women who have abortions if the procedure is banned should face "some sort of punishment." Before you misconstrue my opinion, please note that I have always been an advocate of pro-choice.
According to Senator Cruz, if you like a decision, the court is terrific and doing our country a great favor. But if you disagree with a decision, the court is an imperialist body of out-of-touch, snooty elitists.
The University of Notre Dame is similarly arguing, in a case that the Supreme Court asked the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court
What do the measles outbreak, Islamic fanatics in Pakistan, and the Supreme Court's execrable Hobby Lobby decision all have in common? Answer: all three are examples of how society suffers when people's religious beliefs are put ahead of the greater good.
But, as always with the Bible, nothing is ever simple. WASHINGTON (RNS) Museum of the Bible. How very biblical. Like the
“It is not for the Court to ‘inquir[e] into the theological merit of the belief in question,” Sam wrote. “‘The determination
"The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master -- that's all." We know now who the master is to be, thanks these last two findings in a relentless stream of high court decisions favoring corporations over citizens.
Which View of Christianity Does the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling Defend? What About Sharia Law?
Until God comes down from heaven to advise the Supreme Court on which religious interpretations are truly expressed correctly, it's best to keep "religious expression" away from laws affecting the lives of all Americans.
New York State has long been a leader in advancing women's equality, stretching back to the Seneca Falls Convention 166 years ago this weekend. Sadly, as we mark this important anniversary, hard-won victories by the women's rights movement are being threatened by a radical right wing that seeks to roll back the progress we've made.
But why not? How can the majority's reasoning not apply to sincerely-held religious beliefs against covering vaccination