May 8, 2021

Justices show sharp divide in religious challenge to contraceptives

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By Marcia Coyle, From The National Law Journal The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared evenly divided over religious nonprofits’ claim that they are entitled to an outright exemption from providing contraceptive health insurance to their female employees under the Affordable Care Act. Only Justice Anthony Kennedy may hold the key to the success of […]

Deep divisions over abortion as US Justices hear Texas case

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By┬áTony Mauro, From The National Law Journal The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a contentious abortion rights case from Texas, toggling between technical issues and deep disagreements over the basic right of women to choose abortions. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, is a challenge to a Texas law, passed in 2013, […]