Case pitted freedom of speech against freedom of religion. But protecting children from disturbing pictures was the trump card.
June 12, 2013
The government's ideology requirement at question in USAID v. Open Society International is dangerous.
April 17, 2013
How churches and pastors should respond.
March 27, 2013
(UPDATED) Why are fired teachers still suing Christian schools?
January 28, 2013
Why some religious nonprofits' worries aren't about the contraception mandate.
September 4, 2012
The court finished the session with decisions on immigration, juvenile justice, and the First Amendment, too.
June 29, 2012
Poll finds most wanted justices to overturn healthcare law.
June 28, 2012
Ruling paves way for High Court to review Proposition 8.
June 5, 2012
Nearly two years after the Christian Legal Society v. Martinez ruling, the case is causing strife for religious groups across U.S. college campuses.
May 10, 2012
A recent unanimous ruling reveals deep commitment to our 'first freedom.'
March 13, 2012
Unanimous decision in closely watched case strengthens "ministerial exception."
January 11, 2012
Can the justices decide an employment case without making religious decisions? Says Breyer: 'This is tough and I'm stuck.'
October 5, 2011
Supreme Court hears arguments today on whether fired teacher is a religious employee.
July 5, 2011
Ruling means threat to pastor tax break may have lost its legs.
May 24, 2011
His influence in the case before the justices was hypothetical, but it didn't have to be a joke.
January 13, 2011
Supreme Court weighs Arizona tax credits.
December 7, 2010
Activists face six new realities.
December 3, 2010
Groups were busy responding to fights over marriage, the Supreme Court, and a mosque near Ground Zero.
August 6, 2010
Political activists choose their battles as conservatives oppose the Supreme Court nominee and progressives respond, yet again, to the FoxNews host.
July 23, 2010
What the Supreme Court's verdict means for campus ministries.
July 7, 2010
Political activists focused on Elena Kagan's confirmation hearings even as the Supreme Court ruled on an important religious liberty case.
July 2, 2010
Group must allow leaders who disagree with its statement of faith.
June 28, 2010
Observers weigh in on a Supreme Court without Protestants.
June 23, 2010
Political activist groups don't know much about the Supreme Court nominee, but they still had plenty to say about her.
May 14, 2010
Does it matter that there might soon be no Protestants on the Supreme Court?
May 11, 2010
President Obama's Supreme Court nomination has walked a political tightrope.
May 11, 2010
Before the justices can render an opinion in the Christian Legal Society dispute, they'll have to figure out what the facts are.
April 20, 2010
The nightmare scenarios could very well unfold, but they are not the last word.
April 19, 2010
Conservatives remain pessimistic about Justice Stevens' retirement and other battles for the judiciary. Plus, Bryan Fischer's call to deport Muslims continues.
April 16, 2010
Christians weigh in on whether it matters that the high court will likely lack Protestant representation.
April 9, 2010
A handful of parishes win the right to keep their property, but legal experts don't know if their cases are setting a precedent.
January 12, 2010
Unraveling the Supreme Court's tangled view of public crosses.
December 30, 2009
Church leaders and observers weigh in on a current debate.
December 2, 2009
Conservative groups take aim at safe schools 'czar' Kevin Jennings. The Supreme Court considers the fate of a cross in the Mojave Desert. And all while Congress continues to work on health care.
October 9, 2009
The court considered whether a transfer of property changes a church-state question.
October 8, 2009
Ruling on pollution of sacred mountain may weaken religious freedom.
July 15, 2009
Lone female justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke up for the 13-year-old who had to undress before school officials in 2003.
June 30, 2009
Why the new judge's empathy—extended to more than just Latina women—will serve the Supreme Court well.
June 1, 2009
President Obama's Supreme Court pick generally sided with religious freedom.
May 28, 2009
The better question is, what's that woman's political ideology?
May 20, 2009