The U.S. Senate April 19 rejected a Congressional Review Act resolution that would have overturned the Department of Veterans Affairs’ interim final rule to include abortion in veterans’ and their dependents’ health benefits.
The U.S. Supreme Court said April 14 it would temporarily keep in place status quo federal regulations regarding the use of an abortion drug, giving the court additional time to consider a lower court’s ruling to stay the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the drug.
The Catholic Church formally “repudiates those concepts that fail to recognize the inherent human rights of Indigenous peoples, including what has become known as the legal and political ‘doctrine of discovery,'” a Vatican statement said.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Dec. 27 that Title 42, a federal public health rule permitting immigration officials at the border to bar migrants seeking asylum from entry, would remain in effect until the high court hears legal challenges over the policy.
In a 6-3 vote June 27, the Supreme Court ruled that a former high school football coach had the right to pray on the football field after games because his prayers were private speech and did not represent the public school’s endorsement of religion.