Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Illinois Pregnancy Centers File Brief as NIFLA Case Heads to Supreme Court

By Jen Taggart Twenty-three Illinois pregnancy centers officially weighed in on National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, an upcoming case before the U.S. Supreme Court, filing an amicus brief Jan. 11. In the brief,

Supreme Court will decide Jan. 5 whether to take case of pregnant undocumented teenagers’ “right” to abortion

If Justices do, a decision could come in late June By Dave Andrusko Veteran Supreme Court reporter Lyle Denniston reported today that the Supreme has decided to “move ahead on the dispute over teen abortions.” He is

Supreme Court battle still looms as Justice Department drops effort to block undocumented woman from aborting

“Jane Roe” was not a minor, birth certificate shows By Dave Andrusko Last night, after learning that an undocumented, unaccompanied girl was 19, not 17, lawyers for the Trump administration moved to dismiss an appeal to prevent

Dispute over abortion for undocumented minor reaches Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko The dispute over whether undocumented, unaccompanied pregnant minors may abort has now reached the Supreme Court, according to POLITICO. Josh Gerstein and Renuka Rayasam reported in story updated this morning The Trump administration asked

Deconstructing Justice Harry Blackmun, author of Roe v. Wade

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Beginning today, as we begin to think about the approach of the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we will run articles from the past which relate directly [or even indirectly] to

Much more behind the abortion of the undocumented teenager than we’ve been led to believe

By Dave Andrusko Hats off to Margot Cleveland, writing brilliantly today at the Federalist. “Supreme Court Throws Shade On ACLU’s Illegal Immigrant Abortion Shenanigans” is must reading, a welcome corrective to the narrative about the undocumented, unaccompanied

Free Speech for Pregnancy Centers?

The Supremes Will Decide By John Stonestreet & G. Shane Morris Another critical free speech case has made its way to the Supreme Court. I’ll explain why it matters—especially to pro-life advocates. On November 13th, the Supreme

Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to California Law Violating Key Free Speech, Religious Freedom Rights

By Jay Hobbs In 2015, the state of California passed a law forcing privately funded pro-life pregnancy centers to promote taxpayer-funded abortions, threatening crippling fines for noncompliance. As of Monday morning, that edict is under review by

Supreme Court agrees to hear pro-life challenge to compelled pro-abortion speech

By Dave Andrusko In late October, we wrote there was a growing sense that the Supreme Court would weigh in one of the most significant free-speech (or in this compelled speech) cases of our time. That was

Supreme Court agrees to weigh in on California law that forces pro-life centers to promote abortion

Editor’s note. The following comes from ADF, the Alliance Defending Freedom. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh in on a California law that forces pro-life pregnancy care centers to provide free advertising for

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to vacate D.C. Circuit ruling in “Jane Doe’s” abortion, asks for disciplinary action against her lawyers

By Dave Andrusko When we wrote about the case of “Jane Doe,” the undocumented teenager from Central America who wanted to abort, second only to the life of that individual child in importance was that the ACLU

Supreme Court to decide soon whether to hear pro-life challenge to compelled pro-abortion speech

By Dave Andrusko David Savage, a veteran reporter, “has covered the Supreme Court and legal issues for the Los Angeles Times in the Washington bureau since 1986.” While I often disagree with him, nonetheless he is well