The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a convicted murderer in Massachusetts who has been seeking taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery in prison.
Healey was in the courtroom Tuesday when the nation’s highest court heard arguments in four states’ same-sex marriage cases.
A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
The New Hampshire Supreme Court says four of the state’s most notorious young killers should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a Supreme Court ruling.
Protesters from southern New England have rallied outside Hobby Lobby Inc. store in Seekonk to protest a U.S. Supreme Court decision that organizers say reduces access to reproductive health services and birth control.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
If you take the time to read both the Supreme Court’s ruling on contraception coverage for workers and the dissenting opinion, you will see that this was a narrowly-focused, sober, complicated adjudication of a complex case.
The White House says women’s health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal health decisions for themselves, and that the Obama administration is looking into how many women could be affected by the decision. He said Congress should take action to assist women affected by the decision.
The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
There’s a message for state legislators in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision discarding the Massachusetts abortion-clinic buffer-zone law as unconstitutional.