RU-486 at the Supreme Court
Carrie Severino, Bench Memos

The Supreme Court’s term doesn’t officially begin until the first Monday in October, but in the New York Times last week Linda Greenhouse gave her opening argument to Justice Anthony Kennedy in Cline v. Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice, a case challenging Oklahoma’s regulation of the abortion drug mifepristone, or RU-486.

Pledge’s ‘under God’ phrase faces Mass. court scrutinyGregory Tomlin
Gregory Tomlin, Baptist Press

A case challenging the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is being weighed by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts where state law requires schoolchildren to recite the pledge daily as a patriotic exercise.

Vocation? What’s that?
Paul Grimmond, The Briefing

The heart of the problem lies in the constant connection between vocation and career.

The Overlooked Ethics of Reproduction
Jennifer Lahl, Christianity Today

Why don’t Christians see IVF and surrogacy as moral issues?