SCOTUS Watch | July 13, 2021
The Supreme Court saved some of its biggest decisions for the end of its term. We read through the decisions on their June and July docket and have highlighted some of the most important ones for you to be aware of. These decisions impact issues of religious freedom, freedom of speech, voting rights, and the Affordable Care Act.
A Conversation with Christian Baker, Jack Phillips
Our conversation goes beyond the inflammatory headlines and gives you a deeper and important look into Jack’s life, his legal battles, and why his case affects every American’s civil rights and religious freedom.
SCOTUS Watch | Feb 20, 2021
On January 11, 2021 the Supreme Court began the second half of its 2020 - 2021 term. SCOTUS recently made an important ruling on churches’ ability to gather. We also cover what’s at stake for the Fourth Amendment, voting rights, immigration, and freedom of speech in four of the cases being heard.
SCOTUS Watch | Dec 11, 2020
This edition of SCOTUS Watch covers religious freedom amid COVID-19, the issue of state abortion laws, and the 2020 Election challenge from the state of Texas.
SCOTUS Watch | July 17, 2020
This week, we look at four recent SCOTUS rulings involving a wide range of topics including the Electoral College, Religious Liberty, the President’s Taxes, and Native American land in Oklahoma.
SCOTUS Watch | July 10, 2020
SCOTUS finished the current session’s term this week and has issued several significant rulings in the last two weeks. We will be taking a look at the Court’s recent rulings, three cases this week, and four cases next week, breaking them down to understand the substantial impact of each one.
Why You Should Worry About the Supreme Court’s Disturbing Ruling on the First Amendment
Just before the stroke of midnight on May 29, while protests and riots against the murder of George Floyd raged across America, the Supreme Court issued one of this year’s most important rulings on the First Amendment.
SCOTUS Watch | June 18, 2020
This week, the Supreme Court has issued arguably the most significant Supreme Court decision since Roe v. Wade and Obergefell v. Hodges (the case granting same-sex couples the right to marry).
SCOTUS Watch | June 2, 2020
Late Friday evening, May 29, on a narrow 5 to 4 ruling, the Supreme Court ruled against a California church’s appeal regarding the state of California’s limits on religious services due to COVID-19.
Threats, Justices and the War on Abortion
In an unprecedented move, Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer threatened Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh at a rally in front of the Supreme Court.
SCOTUS Watch | Jan 10, 2020
The 2020 Supreme Court session kicks off on January 13. The court will hear oral arguments for eight cases this month, including one case that is monumental for religious freedom. In this month's SCOTUS Watch, we have highlighted three cases that are worth noting.
SCOTUS Watch | Nov 22, 2019
While Americans across the nation gear up for the holiday season with Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, the Supreme Court has had a busy November hearing ten important cases. We have highlighted three cases this month that are worth noting.
SCOTUS Watch | Oct 25, 2019
The Supreme Court’s 2019-2020 session began earlier this month on October 7, 2019, and they will hear a total of 14 cases this month. In this month's SCOTUS Watch, we have highlighted three cases this month that are worth noting.
Freedom Wins in Court Ruling
On September 17, 2019, front page headlines in the Arizona Republic read: “LGBTQ decision goes against city.” The complaint concerned the AZ Supreme Court’s ruling that the business Brush and Nib Studio cannot be forced to create custom wedding invitations to same-sex couples.
SCOTUS Watch | July 26, 2019
In this edition of SCOTUS Watch, our focus is on three decisions made by the Supreme Court. The cases covered are Kisor v. Wilkie, Lancu v. Brunetti, and Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck.
SCOTUS Watch | June 28, 2019
In this edition of SCOTUS Watch, our focus is on five decisions made by the Supreme Court. The cases covered are American Legion v. American Humanist, Association, Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, Inc., Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania, Department of Commerce v. New York, and Rucho v. Common Cause.
SCOTUS Watch | May 17, 2019
In this edition of SCOTUS Watch, our focus is on three decisions made by the Supreme Court. The cases covered are Apple, Inc. v. Pepper, Cochise Consultancy, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Hunt, and Franchise Tax Board of California v. Hyatt.
SCOTUS Watch | Apr 19, 2019
In this edition of SCOTUS Watch, our focus is on Department of Commerce v. New York, regarding the reinstatement of a citizenship question on the 2020 census, lancu v. Brunetti, a denial of a trademark for a clothing brand's vulgar word, and McDonough v. Smith, a statute of limitations case regarding fabrication of evidence.
SCOTUS Watch | Mar 22, 2019
In this edition of SCOTUS Watch, our focus is on Rucho v. Common Cause, a redistricting case in North Carolina and Kisor v. Wilkie, a retired United States Marine suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, who was denied retroactive benefits back to 1983, when he originally filed his disability claim.
SCOTUS WATCH | Jan 18, 2019
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear oral arguments for a total of 11 cases this month.
It’s worth noting Ginsburg is still recovering from a surgery she had on December 21st and has been participating in the court’s consideration of cases from home through briefs and transcripts of the arguments.
SCOTUS Watch | Dec 7, 2018
The Supreme Court heard a total of 33 cases from October – December 2018. Learn more about these cases and why they matter.
SCOTUS Watch | Oct 12, 2018
Kavanaugh is expected to be a more consistent conservative and cement a five-justice conservative majority. Most observers believe Kavanaugh will uphold greater abortion restrictions and favor greater protection for religious freedom affecting generations to come.
SCOTUS Watch | Sept 28, 2018
The Democrats have said it themselves. From the beginning, they determined to do whatever was necessary to block Kavanaugh from being confirmed to the Supreme Court. They have called Kavanaugh evil and those who support Kavanaugh evil.
SCOTUS Watch | Sept 14, 2018
Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings to the Supreme Court are now complete, and the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on Kavanaugh Thursday. My Faith Votes has compiled 3 key takeaways from the hearings.
SCOTUS Watch | Aug 31, 2018
If confirmed, Judge Kavanaugh would shift the balance of constitutional jurisprudence to the right, creating a solid conservative majority on the court possibly until the second half of the 21st century.
SCOTUS Watch | Aug 17, 2018
BREAKING NEWS: Senate Democrats have threatened to sue that National Archives if they do not respond to their Freedom of Information Act request within the next 20 working days.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman announced last week Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings will begin on September 4th. We have a few important updates regarding the vetting process of Judge Kavanaugh.
SCOTUS Watch | Aug 3, 2018
We are closely following the events of Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. As our Senators in Washington D.C. continue to learn more about Judge Kavanaugh’s record, we want to highlight for you two important cases that lead many to believe Judge Kavanaugh will protect the critical right of religious liberty.
SCOTUS Watch | July 20, 2018
Here’s the overall lay of the land when it comes to the confirmation votes Kavanaugh will need in the Senate.
Judge Kavanaugh Will Bring ‘Intellectual Reasoning and Constitutional Integrity’ to Supreme Court
America needs a Supreme Court committed to upholding and enforcing the law while interpreting the Constitution as it was written and intended by its framers.
Press Release: April 10, 2017 - My Faith Votes Congratulates Neil Gorsuch as He Is Sworn In to the Supreme Court
On behalf of My Faith Votes and the community of American Evangelicals our movement represents, we offer our sincere congratulations to America’s new Supreme Court justice, Neil Gorsuch.