At least six states have permitted the study of the Bible in classrooms, which could reignite a 19th-century debate that split US Protestants into liberal and conservative camps.
Following the sexual abuse scandals, there is a push to force the Catholic Church to compromise the confidentiality of the confessional. A Catholic scholar explains why confession is so important.
An expert explains why war memorials with religious symbols can have different meanings in a diverse society.
The 6-3 ruling challenges some common political assumptions about conservatives and liberals.
Distrusting large federal bureaucracies isn't reserved for conservatives anymore.
Legal scholars offer a vision for appointing Supreme Court justices more fairly. While it wouldn't require any constitutional amendments, it would require Congress to pass a bill.
The National Council of Churches, which represents 38 Christian denominations, has long been the voice of progressive religion. But over the years, its influence has waned.
Many states are also eroding a woman's right to access abortions.
Young people of color are disproportionately affected by the lifelong consequences of having a criminal record.
Appointing judges to lifetime terms can be among a president’s longest lasting legacies. The overwhelming majority of Trump’s nominees are conservative, white and male.
The Supreme Court struck down a California law requiring faith-based crisis pregnancy centers to post signs with information about family planning services.
Arguments on religious freedom have taken place throughout US history and have landed in the Supreme Court as well. Interpretations have changed over time.
With leagues lobbying for their share, a thriving illegal market that needs to be stifled, and bettors chomping at the bit, the headaches are just beginning.
A Supreme Court case deals with the narrow issue of tribal salmon fishing rights in the Northwest, but raises fundamental questions about justice for American Indians.
Before Trump said he wanted to create a Muslim registry, there were a number of Islamophobic policies in place.
The Supreme Court appeared divided over claims of religious freedom in the case of a gay wedding. History shows how contentious religious freedom has been in America.
A survey asked Americans what they would do if the Supreme Court started making many unpopular decisions. Here's what they said.
Scholars argue that the complaint of bias against Harvard reflects a flawed understanding of affirmative action policies.
There are three very different kinds of liberty. When people talk about religious liberty, what kind of liberty they might mean?
A professor of constitutional law gives a preview of what to expect when the travel ban cases reach the highest court this fall.