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A view of the Supreme Court of the United States taken from The United Methodist Building in Washington. Photo by Clayton Childers, United Methodist Board of Church and Society

Court: Contraception mandate violates employers’ religious freedom

Some cheer U.S. Supreme Court ruling as victory for religious liberty; others worry about implications for women's reproductive health Read More

2013: Same-sex wedding issues abound

Weddings and trials sound disharmony for The United Methodist Church as it ends a year that included two well-publicized same-sex weddings and a high-profile church trial for a pastor who officiated at his son’s same-sex nuptials. Read More

U.S. court rulings impact same-sex couples

This morning's U.S. Supreme Court decisions likely will intensify United Methodists' ongoing debate about human sexuality. Read More

Health care law survives; what’s ahead?

After the recent Supreme Court ruling, United Methodists are still discussing what the law means for the church and U.S. society as a whole. Read More

Immigration reformers hail and hammer ruling

Immigration advocates now focus on end to 'racial profiling' in Arizona law after U.S. high court ruling in June eliminates other objections. Read More

United Methodist congregations have led faith communities in advocating for just, humane immigration reform, including the DREAM Act.

Immigrant students get ‘moment of grace’

Obama's announcement looked at as time to prepare as churches help mobilize and educate Hispanic community to apply for legal status. Read More

Supreme Court shields church from bias laws

United Methodist leaders say the decision puts the onus on the denomination to do justice in its hiring practices. Read More