“More than 100 people — activists, court enthusiasts and reporters — gathered outside the Supreme Court building early Monday, awaiting the last day of the court’s term, when the justices were expected to rule on whether President Obama’s health care law can require corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception.”      Thus spake the New

On January 11, 2012, we reported about a significant First Amendment religious freedom decision involving the “ministerial exception” which was decided that day by the Supreme Court, Hosanna-Tabor Church v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The Court had before it a teacher in a religious institution who taught both secular subjects and a class in

A significant First Amendment religious freedom case which directly implicates the employment anti-discrimination laws was decided today by the Supreme Court. The issue placed squarely before the Court dealt with the tension between government and religion, the "wall” between them, and the possible “entanglement” between church and state.

In Hosanna-Tabor Church v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which