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County commissioners: Atheists may not pray

County commissioners in Florida are testing a Supreme Court decision by banning atheists from delivering an invocation before local public meetings.

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Utah asks Supreme Court to halt same-sex marriage recognition



If the high court declines to intervene, same-sex marriages performed in Utah during the brief window when such unions were legal will be eligible for spousal benefits on July 21.

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Utah to appeal gay marriage case to Supreme Court

The Utah attorney general says he’ll challenge an appellate ruling that declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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Wheaton College gets pass on contraception mandate

The Supreme Court offers a further sign that it favors letting employers with religious objections avoid the Obama administration’s so-called contraception mandate.

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Supreme Court approves sectarian prayer at public meetings

The Supreme Court declares May 5 that the Constitution not only allows for prayer at government meetings, but sectarian prayer.

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Supreme Court takes up Hobby Lobby’s challenge

On March 25, the Supreme Court explores the murky territory where an employer’s religious rights collide with the interests of its employees or the government.

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