Supreme Court to deliver answer in religious mailman’s case
The Supreme Court this week is hearing the case of a religious mail carrier who refused to deliver Amazon packages on Sundays.
Supreme Court takes 8 new cases, 1 about a religious mailman
The Supreme Court agreed to consider what employers must do to accommodate religious employees, among eight new cases it added.
Justices decline to hear religious burden claim against Montgomery County
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from Burtonsville landowners who claim Montgomery County illegally enforced a zoning requirement that prevented a Christian group from building a church on their land. Without comment, the justices let stand a lower court ruling that the county did not violate the Religious Land Use […]
State lawsuits defend abortion access with religious freedom
Following the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, religious abortion-rights supporters are using religious freedom laws to protect abortion access.
Prayers go on, sometimes out of sight, in prep football after Supreme Court ruling
A Supreme Court decision prompted speculation that prayer would become an even bigger part of the game-day fabric, though that hasn't seemed to be the case.
Montgomery County urges justices to deny religious burden claim
Montgomery County validly enforced a zoning requirement that landowners say blocked a Christian group from building a church on the land, the county argued to the Supreme Court.
Judge rules for California baker over same-sex wedding cake
A California judge has ruled in favor of a bakery owner who refused to make wedding cakes for a same-sex couple because it violated her Christian beliefs.
After Supreme Court backs praying coach, no sweeping changes
There were predictions of dramatic consequences when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a public high school football coach’s right to pray on the field after games.
Churches defend clergy loophole, including in Maryland, in child sex abuse reporting
In 33 states, including Maryland, clergy are exempt from any laws requiring professionals such as teachers and physicians to report information about alleged child sexual abuse if the church deems the information privileged.
Religious schools shun state funding despite Maine victory
Only one religious high school in Maine that stood to benefit from the state treating tuition reimbursements the same as other private schools has signed up to participate this fall.
Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after games
The Supreme Court sided with a football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games.
Supreme Court rules religious schools can get tuition aid
The Supreme Court ruled that religious schools can’t be excluded from a Maine program that offers tuition aid for private education.