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Supreme Court rejects Orthodox Jewish university's emergency request to deny official recognition to LGBTQ student group

Yeshiva University argued that it is a religious organization and therefore exempt from a New York anti-discrimination law.
People walk by the campus of Yeshiva University
People walk by the campus of Yeshiva University

Supreme Court temporarily blocks ruling that required Jewish university to recognize LGBTQ group

Yeshiva University argues that it is a religious organization and therefore exempt from a New York anti-discrimination law.
Image: Yeshiva University Seeks To Block LGBTQ Club
Image: Yeshiva University Seeks To Block LGBTQ Club

Justice Alito mocks Prince Harry, Boris Johnson for opposing Roe reversal

Alito, who authored the landmark opinion overturning the constitutional right to an abortion in the U.S., derided critics during a speech on religious liberty in Rome last week.
Image: Associate Justice Samuel Alito
Image: Associate Justice Samuel Alito

Justice Thomas cancels plans to teach at D.C. law school

Thousands of students signed a petition calling for the school to sever its relationship with Clarence Thomas following the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
Image: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas attends the swearing-in ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett on October 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
Image: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas attends the swearing-in ceremony for Amy Coney Barrett on October 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court to issue separate rulings on affirmative action in college admissions

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson previously said she would recuse herself since the court had consolidated cases on a state school and Harvard, where she was on an advisory board. By separating the two, Jackson can now participate in the state-focused case.
Image: The U.S. Supreme Court Building
Image: The U.S. Supreme Court Building

Supreme Court won't allow Biden administration to impose new border enforcement priorities for now

The court said it would take up the issue in early December with oral arguments.
Migrants walk along concertina wire near the border with Mexico
Migrants walk along concertina wire near the border with Mexico

Reps. Ocasio-Cortez and Omar among Democrats arrested at abortion rights protest

Seventeen lawmakers were arrested at the demonstration near the Supreme Court, according to U.S. Capitol Police. All were ticketed and released on site.
Democratic House Members Protest Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling
Democratic House Members Protest Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

Supreme Court lets Indiana enforce abortion parental consent requirement

The law requires patients under 18 years old to notify parents or guardians in order to get abortions.
Abortion-rights demonstrators hold placards as they march
Abortion-rights demonstrators hold placards as they march

Indiana asks Supreme Court to let it enforce abortion parental consent requirement for minors

The law would require patients under 18 to notify parents or guardians in order to get abortions.
Image: Abortion-rights activist rally at the Indiana Statehouse following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 25, 2022 in Indianapolis.
Image: Abortion-rights activist rally at the Indiana Statehouse following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 25, 2022 in Indianapolis.

As more groups adopt gender-inclusive language, some claim the word 'woman' is being erased

Major organizations and some politicians leading the abortions rights movement have shifted their messaging to be more inclusive of LGBTQ people.
Photo illustration: A zoomed in view of the phrase,"This is a war on women" with a tear through the word,"women".
Photo illustration: A zoomed in view of the phrase,"This is a war on women" with a tear through the word,"women".

This anti-abortion group spent decades 'behind the scenes' trying to overturn Roe. They're not done.

"We’re not spiking the football," Mike Gonidakis, president of National Right to Life’s Ohio chapter, told NBC News. "We’re not taking a victory lap."
Image: Carol Tobias
Image: Carol Tobias