Tag: Supreme Court

  • Racial diversity is only “one factor among many” in admissions decisions, according to the University of Texas vice president for diversity. But if the Supreme Court decides to abandon racial preferences, what will become of the pursuit of racial justice in education? More

    June 21, 2013 | Comments

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    As thousands demonstrated, legal and moral arguments were being debated inside the courtroom. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch highlights of five religious leaders speaking about same sex marriage from a range of religious and ethical viewpoints at demonstrations in Washington, DC during Supreme Court arguments about marriage. More

    March 29, 2013 | Comments

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    On Wednesday, March 27, supporters and protestors of same-sex marriage gathered outside the Supreme Court as hearings on gay marriage cases proceeded inside. More

    March 27, 2013 | Comments

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    View a photo gallery of a pilgrimage organized by Episcopalians to mark the start of Holy Week in Washington. They walked “to challenge the violence in our world” and to support gun legislation reform. More

    March 26, 2013 | Comments

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    Individual liberty versus the common good and the ongoing need for comprehensive immigration reform were among the issues religious groups continued to debate as the High Court’s current term came to a close More

    June 29, 2012 | Comments

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    “South Carolina is really shaping up as a make or break last stand for social conservatives,” says David Gibson of Religion News Service. More

    January 13, 2012 | Comments

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    We discuss the major religion and ethics stories anticipated in 2012, including religion in the upcoming elections, faith-based activity in the budget debates and immigration policy, key religion cases before the Supreme Court and mainline denominations and issues of homosexuality. More

    December 30, 2011 | Comments

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    There is a proposal on the ballot in Mississippi that would say human life begins at conception. If the measure passes, every fertilized human egg in Mississippi would be defined as a person, and that could make abortion, for any reason, murder. More

    November 4, 2011 | Comments

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    “If anything is covered by separation of church and state, this is it,” says lawyer Douglas Laycock, who argued for the Hosanna-Tabor Lutheran Church and School, and nearly 100 diverse religious groups filed briefs supporting a church’s right to choose its own ministers. More

    October 7, 2011 | Comments

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