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    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia's foster care program because it did not accept same-sex couples as foster parents. Although ...



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Supreme Court upholds health care law's individual mandate in 7-2 ruling

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- In a 7-2 decision June 17, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, saying the states that sued over the law did not have the legal right to do so. In the case, California v. Texas, the plaintiffs -- 18 Republican states and two individuals -- argued that the law's individual mandate requiring nearly all Americans to have insurance was unconstitutional.

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