Category «SCOTUS»

Supreme Court of the United States

Strict Voter ID Laws Are Winning in Federal Courts

Opponents Can Still Try Winning at the Polls

As voters hit the polls for the 2014 midterms, as many as half will be asked to show ID. Based on 2012 data, 55% of registered voters live in states that currently enforce voter ID laws. About 30% reside in the 21 states that request ID but will also use other means to certify a …

Evil in All Its Forms

Wheaton College’s Religious Objection to a Religious Accommodation Form

The U.S. Supreme Court expanded exemptions to a federal mandate that requires employer health plans to cover birth control. The mandate already exempts churches and lets other non-profits file for a “religious accommodation.” The Hobby Lobby decision lets for-profit employers file, too. The Wheaton College ruling lets Wheaton, a Christian non-profit, skip filing the accommodation form—EBSA …