• In a 5-4 ruling June 30, the Supreme Court said the exclusion of religious schools in Montana's state scholarship aid program violated the federal Constitution.

    Montana resident Kendra Espinoza, a key plaintiff in a religious rights case involving school choice, poses for a photo in front of the U.S. Supreme Court with her daughters Sarah and Naomi Jan. 19, 2020. (CNS photo by Will Dunham, Reuters)

  • A federal judge June 26 blocked New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from enforcing state restrictions on outdoor and indoor religious gatherings that are...

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks to Terrence Floyd, George Floyd's brother, June 4, 2020, during a public memorial. (CNS photo by Jeenah Moon, Reuters)

  • In a 5-4 decision June 29, the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana law requiring that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals could not stand.

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    Pro-life activists gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 29, 2020. (CNS photo by Carlos Barria, Reuters)