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Does Hobby Lobby have a point in its contraception showdown with Obama?

Last week, I caught up on the Hobby Lobby case, which is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court. To recap, at issue is whether evangelical-owned Hobby Lobby has to pay for health insurance that includes coverage for contraception, as the … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on government meeting prayers

The news was somewhat buried Monday amid the tragedy in Oklahoma, but the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will step into the fray and rule on yet another issue testing the delicate dance between the separation of church and … Continue reading

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Gay marriage gets hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court

It cannot be understated how swiftly Americans have come around to the idea of marriage equality. Or gay marriage, depending on your preference. Since 2010, support for gay marriage has exploded in a sharp sea change not normally seen even … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade at 40: America remains divided

Very nice story today from The Associated Press on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The point that stood out to me is how different this issue is from same-sex marriage, which has seen fairly substantial movement in favor … Continue reading

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Will the health care ruling ignite religious conservatives?

So here we are five days after the Supreme Court’s historic ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act and the analysis continues. On the religious front, the decision was a blow to the Catholic Church. The SCOTUS ruling came in the … Continue reading

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