Guest Voices: Supreme Court


Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/10/2012

A holy impatience: Supreme Court must right a great wrong on marriage

Now is the time for the court to act, not wait when it takes up same-sex marriage cases, says theologian.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite; Advent; Christmas; same-sex marriage; gay marriage; Supreme Court; marriage equality; gay; lesbian; bisexual; transgender

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Religious implications of N.Y. federal appeals court striking down DOMA

Decision says religious institutions will be free to act according to their beliefs, says a Wash. pastor.

By J. Manny Santiago  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DOMA: J. Manny Santiago; gay marriage; religion and politics; marriage equality; religion and sexuality; same-sex marriage; religion; Supreme Court; Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 07/08/2012

John Roberts as Judas? The religion and politics of betrayal.

The term “Judas” is being used in American politics today to describe perceptions of betrayal and counter-betrayal.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  09:15 PM ET, 07/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Supreme Court, John Roberts, health-care law

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Supreme Court’s health ruling: ‘I felt a sense of relief and satisfaction’

I reflected back upon my 20 years in elected office and my deep conviction that every citizen has a right to private health insurance to protect their families from the financial devastation that unexpected illness or injury can cause.

By Bart Stupak  |  12:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Obamacare, health-care law

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Nuns celebrate Affordable Care Act victory, but healthcare battles on Capitol Hill will continue

Decades of lobbying, organizing and writing about health care had led to this historic day.

By Sister Simone Campbell  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, health-care reform

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Health care’s messy morality: What’s next for Christians as the Affordable Care Act survives?

It’s time to think without illusions regarding the state’s capacities about how we can be Good Samaritans.

By Matthew J. Franck  |  11:10 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, health care, supreme court

Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 04/24/2012

The Supreme Court’s immigration hearing: Human dignity not up for debate

The federal government is in the best position to balance competing goals of enforcing of immigration laws while respecting human dignity.

By Jose H. Gomez  |  08:22 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church, immigration, supreme court, public policy