The Supreme Court Declines to Consider Price v. Chicago

On July 2, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari in the case of Price v. City of Chicago, although Justice Thomas would have granted the petition. The American Constitutional Rights Union, joined by Students for Life in America, filed an amicus brief in support of the Petitioners, who were challenging the constitutionality of a Chicago ordinance limiting the speech rights of anti-abortion protesters.

Compare and contrast: religious liberty

Last week the Supreme Court ruled in favor of religious liberty for the Little Sisters of the Poor and Our Lady of Guadalupe School. One decision upheld the right of religious groups to be exempt from providing contraceptive and the abortion coverage, and the other confirmed that faith based schools can make faith based hiring decisions. Meanwhile, in China, its government blocked three US congressmen and an ambassador from entry because they stand firm on religious liberty.

The American Civil Rights Union Urges the Supreme Court to Protect Free Speech by Overturning Hill v. Colorado

7/11: The American Civil Rights Union has filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in Price v. Chicago, encouraging the Court to agree to take the case.

Klukowski: SCOTUS Upholds Unborn Burial Laws

5/28: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Supreme Court's 7-to-2 decision to uphold laws requiring a dignified burial for unborn children and the court's decision not to make a ruling on sex-selection abortions.

Abortion Lobby Killing Free Speech, Too

5/16: The First Amendment remains the bulwark of our liberty. But it faces unrelenting assault by the Left.

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