The Satanic Temple (TST) has announced that its upcoming ‘SatanCon 2023’ convention in Boston, Massachusetts will be the “largest Satanic gathering in history.”
In a move that will expand access to medical abortions in America, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday changed its rule to make abortion pills available for purchase from retail pharmacies and mail-order companies, UPI reports.
Following the intervention of the US Supreme Court, the city of Boston has agreed to pay $2.1 million to a conservative Christian legal group that challenged the city’s refusal to fly a Christian flag at City Hall, the Associated Press reports.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a lower-court ruling in a Pennsylvania judicial election dispute which said mail-in ballots with no date on them still had to be counted as valid. The high court’s decision does not affect the outcome of the Pennsylvania judgeship race but may impact future races in the state.
Sixty-six clinics in 14 states have stopped providing abortions since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June, Politico reports. Twenty-six of these clinics have closed down altogether, including the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which was at the center of the case through which Roe was reversed.
A week after filing a federal lawsuit challenging Indiana’s ban on abortion, The Satanic Temple (TST) Massachusetts-based organization filed a similar suit against Idaho’s abortion ban on Friday, Axios reports. Indiana and Idaho are among an increasing number of states which have instituted near-total bans on abortion since the US Supreme Court reversed Roe v Wade.
A New York City Police Department detective may yet lose his job for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine after US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday rejected his request for an emergency injunction that would prevent the city from firing him, the Associated Press reports.
A court in West Virginia on Monday temporarily blocked a 100-year-old anti-abortion law from taking effect in the state following the US Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v Wade last month, Axios reports. The circuit court issued an injunction on the law at the request of Women’s Health Center of West Virginia, the state’s only abortion clinic.
Following the US Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v Wade, a group of Democratic senators has introduced a bill that would utilize financial penalties and lawsuits to “crackdown” on pro-life crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) it claims “mislead women about reproductive healthcare,” Christian Headlines reports.
The U.S. Supreme Court says President Joe Biden’s administration can overturn a Trump-era policy that requires asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their cases are reviewed in U.S. courts.
Crisis Pregnancies in several states have been attacked and vandalized since the US Supreme Court on Friday withdrew a federal right to abortion it had conferred in the 1973 landmark case of Roe v Wade, the Roys Report said. In reversing Roe, the Supreme Court ruled in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization that there is no constitutional right to abortion, and that the issue should be decided upon by the people in individual states.
Police fired tear gas to disperse pro-choice demonstrators from outside the Arizona Capitol Friday night, forcing lawmakers to huddle briefly in a basement inside the building as they rushed to complete their 2022 session.
Despite threats of violence, the conservative-leaning U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn the 1973 case Roe v. Wade — which legalized abortion nationwide.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is considering whether any of the recent fire bomb and vandalism attacks on pro-life crisis pregnancy centers and churches are violations of FACE, an Act which makes it a federal crime to use force, the threat of force, or physical obstruction to prevent individuals from obtaining or providing reproductive health care services, Christian Today reports.
Following the leaked draft US Supreme Court’s opinion in favor of overturning Roe v Wade and revoking federally legalized abortion, The Satanic Temple (TST) announced it is taking steps that will help women to undergo the “Satanic Abortion Ritual,” Church Leaders reports.
Even before Monday’s leaked US Supreme Court draft opinion revealing the court intends to overturn its 1973 Roe v Wade landmark ruling which legalized abortion up to viability, a number of America’s largest companies announced they will reimburse employees for travel costs needed to seek an abortion in a state that still allows it, the Washington Examiner reports.
US congregations prepared to face angry protests at the weekend after vandals defaced a Catholic church in Colorado and pro-choice activists called for demonstrations at churches on Mother’s Days, CBN News reports.
The Wisconsin Family Action anti-abortion organization was targeted Sunday when a Molotov cocktail was thrown into its building and a threatening message was spray-painted on an office wall. The attack took place following last week’s leaked US Supreme Court draft opinion that its 1973 Roe v Wade ruling which legalized abortion up to viability should be reversed.
The Oklahoma House on Thursday passed a bill that would ban all abortions from six weeks’ gestation, around the time when cardiac activity can first be detected in a pregnancy, Axios reports.
At the end of oral arguments in a case involving the constitutionality of allowing overt prayer and religious expression in public schools, the US Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Monday appeared to sympathize with the plaintiff, a Christian football coach whose employment contract at a public school was not renewed after he prayed on the 50-yard line following games, USA Today reports.