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Welcome to Women’s History Month, Justice Scalia

March is Women’s History Month, and this year’s celebration of the historic and contemporary contributions of women in this country … Continued

Arizona’s immigration law: Where’s the Christian compassion?

Matt McClain FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Maria Uribe of Phoenix, AZ holds a cross outside the US Supreme Court as … Continued

Reasons for the season

“Keep Christ in Christmas!” is the familiar refrain of Christians who fear the secularization of the holy day celebrating the … Continued

Biblical religion the only–and illegitimate– basis for anti-gay laws

“Moral disapproval alone is an improper basis on which to deny rights to gay men and lesbians.” “Moral disapproval alone … Continued

Three “wise” women will change the Supreme Court

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite When Elena Kagan is confirmed by the Senate and becomes a justice of the Supreme Court, … Continued

Chinese food and religious freedom

In the last week of last month, religion in America became part of the public conversation via two events that … Continued

In defense of Thurgood Marshall

Not often is a saint of the Episcopal Church attacked in the chambers of the United States Senate, but incredibly, … Continued

Extra! Extra! Elena Kagan liked Thurgood Marshall

I really would like to know what Elena Kagan thinks about the separation of church and state, executive power, free … Continued

Muslims and Americans in an age of hypocrisy

Yes, we Muslims are hypocritical. We demand equality under the law wherever we live as minorities and practice systematic inequality … Continued

No ‘religion test’ for office, but nominees should be quizzed

As Senators prepare for the Supreme Court confirmation hearings this summer, how should they think about religion-related issues? Here are … Continued

Diversity is good; Religious tests for office are not

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Evangelicals will rise to replace old Protestant establishment

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

No Protestants? Also no non-Abrahamic faiths

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Court composed of individuals, not categories

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

The Supreme Court and the American mind

Why are we asking if the religious composition of the United States Supreme Court should be more representative of America’s … Continued

Justices need not be Protestant to do their jobs well

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Who stole Mojave cross?

By David Waters The controversial Mojave Desert cross, the object of last month’s Supreme Court ruling that scolded a lower … Continued

“No religious test” should mean no religious test

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Other issues eclipse religion as important characteristics

When Associate Justice John Paul Stevens ascended to the High Court, he was one of eight Protestants (Associate Justice William … Continued

Issue is brilliance, not balance (by gender or faith)

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued