Victories at Supreme Court
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On July 8, the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to uphold a Trump administration ruling that allows employers with religious or moral objections to not pay for their employees’ access to birth control. This ruling does not only apply to religious groups, like the Little Sisters of the Poor, but to any employer that has moral objections to contraception.

Predictably, pro-contraception and pro-abortion groups were outraged by the decision. Planned Parenthood Federation of America president, Alexis McGill Johnson, tweeted: “This is not over. We will do everything we can to ensure those who need birth control and other sexual and reproductive health care can access it — no matter who you work for, where you go to school, how much money you make, or the color of your skin.”

In another July 8, 7-2 vote, SCOTUS said California Catholic schools could not be sued for job discrimination in firing teachers. The decision, written by Justice Samuel Alito, said: "What matters, at bottom, is what an employee does." He further stated that "The religious education and formation of students is the very reason for the existence of most private religious schools, and therefore the selection and supervision of the teachers upon whom the schools rely to do this work lie at the core of their mission." 

Although the Supreme Court has clearly shown that the majority of the Court, including Chief Justice John Roberts, have no problem with the direct slaughter of God’s preborn children, these decisions help Americans to adhere to other religious principles.

All of this, taken with the continued medical problems of Justice Ginsburg, demonstrates the importance of the upcoming elections. If we can focus on electing a pro-life president as well as pro-life majorities in both the Senate and the House, we may be able to improve the plight of preborn children in future SCOTUS decisions.