US Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution Of Ruben Gutierrez Over Clergy QuestionThe U.S. Supreme Court granted a reprieve Tuesday to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago.
ACLU Sues Mississippi Over 'Religious Rights' LawThe American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is suing the state over a law that will allow workers to cite their own religious objections to same-sex marriage to deny services to people.
Texas Abortion Law Teed Up For Supreme Court ReviewAbortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. SCOTUS is considering an emergency appeal from abortion providers in Texas.
Texas Lawmakers Take On Religious Rights V. Gay Rights TuesdayReligious rights v. gay rights; it's a tale of two issues - as well as two hot-button bills scheduled for House votes Tuesday. Litigious legislation in the crosshairs of lawmakers include H.B. 4105 and S.B. 2065.