Tag: U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court shows some support to Trump’s travel ban

U.S. Supreme Court shows some support to Trump’s travel ban

| Carol Zimmermann | April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the last case before the U.S. Supreme Court this session, it seemed the majority of justices might uphold President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority countries.

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Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

Citing ‘capricious’ decision, judge says DACA applications may continue

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic groups hailed an April 24 decision by a federal judge that said a program that benefits young adults who came into the country without legal permission as minors can still accept new and renewed applications and must maintain protections that prevent those who are enrolled in it from being deported.

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Court seems divided in cake case examining religious rights, expression

Court seems divided in cake case examining religious rights, expression

| Carol Zimmermann | December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court seemed equally divided in the long-anticipated oral arguments Dec. 5 about the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs.

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Court allows travel ban to be implemented as legal challenges continue

Court allows travel ban to be implemented as legal challenges continue

| December 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court said Dec. 4 that President Donald Trump’s travel ban restricting entry into the United States by nationals from some countries can be fully implemented while legal challenges to the ban work their way through the lower courts.

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Supreme Court to hear case on free speech and crisis pregnancy centers

Supreme Court to hear case on free speech and crisis pregnancy centers

| Carol Zimmermann | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case examining freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers.

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Supreme Court cancels travel ban hearing as new restrictions announced

Supreme Court cancels travel ban hearing as new restrictions announced

| Rhina Guidos | September 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court Sept. 25 canceled an upcoming hearing on the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s travel ban after government officials unveiled the night before a new expanded version of the travel prohibitions.

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Supreme Court blocks lower court’s ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

Supreme Court blocks lower court’s ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked part of a lower court ruling that would have allowed certain refugees into the country even though they had been banned by a presidential executive order.

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After rules change, Senate confirms court nominee Gorsuch in 54-45 vote

After rules change, Senate confirms court nominee Gorsuch in 54-45 vote

| April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Senate April 7 confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch for the seat on the Supreme Court left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last year.

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Pro-life supporters buoyed by prospects for abortion limits under a Trump presidency

Pro-life supporters buoyed by prospects for abortion limits under a Trump presidency

| Dennis Sadowski | December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

President-elect Donald Trump’s commitments to nominate pro-life justices to the U.S. Supreme Court and support legislative efforts to limit abortion are invigorating abortion foes.

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Minnesota Catholic Conference calls on Congress, president to amend Affordable Care Act

Minnesota Catholic Conference calls on Congress, president to amend Affordable Care Act

| June 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling June 28 that the federal Affordable Care Act is constitutional, the Minnesota Catholic Conference called on Congress and the president to amend the law to protect the unborn, the rights of conscience and the healthcare needs of immigrant families.

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Bishops offer blueprint for treatment of immigrants

Bishops offer blueprint for treatment of immigrants

| December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that it would hear a case involving a controversial Arizona law that, among other things, makes it a crime under state law for illegal immigrants to work or try to find work, and that requires police to determine the immigration status of anyone they stop or arrest if they believe the person might be in the country illegally.

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