Strauss v. Horton

Challenge to Proposition 8, which purported to add to the California Constitution a provision stating that "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California."

Stormans v. Wiesman

After learning of several incidents in Washington and other states in which pharmacists refused to fill prescriptions for birth-control pills, emergency contraception, and other medications, the Washington State Board of Pharmacy adopted regulations in July 2007 requiring pharmacies to dispense lawfully prescribed drugs, while allowing individual pharmacists to have a colleague fill a prescription if they themselves object to filling it for religious or moral reasons.

Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

The Christian Legal Society challenged the University of California Hastings College of Law’s nondiscrimination policy, which prohibits official recognition of student organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, sex, or sexual orientation. CLS sought Hastings’s official recognition, which would have allowed the group to receive school funding and to use the school’s name and facilities.

Summum v. Pleasant Grove City

Challenge to a municipality's decision not to allow members of the Summum religion to erect a monument in a public park.

Summers v. Adams

Challenge to South Carolina legislation creating a Christian-themed state license plate, bearing a large cross superimposed on a stained-glass window and the words “I Believe.”

Bowman v. United States

In 1992, Congress established a Program to Encourage Public and Community Service for former military personnel. Under this program, former military personnel can earn credit toward their retirement by working at public- or community-service organizations. The credits enable the former members of the military to receive larger pension payments when they retire. 

Wirzburger v. Galvin

Opposition to challenge to provisions in the Massachusetts Constitution that prohibit amending the Constitution's "Anti-Aid Amendment," which bars any public financial support for private schools.

United States of America v. Newdow

Challenge by parent of elementary school student to inclusion of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Doe v. Tangipahoa Parish School Board

Challenge to practice of local Louisiana school board to open meetings with an invocation, which often was sectarian prayer.

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