Culture War and The Supreme Court
Jon Reaman 2nd Period
Roe Vs. Wade
The Rights Involved-14th Amendment. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privilidges or immunities of citizens.
Decision- Justices voted to make states allow Abortion.
Burwell VS. Hobby Lobby
Rights Involved-First Amendment. Prohibits any law respecting an establishment of religion.
Decision-Allowed Hobby Lobby stores to not provide contraceptives.
Windsor V. United States
Rights Involved- The 5th Amendment. No one shall be deprived of life liberty or property.
Decision-The Justices decided when the government discriminattes against lesbians and gay men, the discrimination should be presumed to be unconstitutional.
Edwards VS. Aguillard
Rights Involved-Establishment Clause of the Constitution. Congress shall make no law respecting or establishing a religion.
Decision- The court decided that teaching of creationism was clearly promoted y religion and therefore violated the establishment clause.