Morning Roundup 5/27/15
The Catholic Church's American Downfall; The Evangelical Advantage; Overestimation of LGBT Community
right to dismiss calls for reform in the church and gave the Catholic bishops political clout when it came to opposing things like no-cost contraception in the Affordable Care Act in the
Why Hobby Lobby Is This Year's Supreme Court Case To Watch
(UPDATED) Tuesday's Green family appeal has religious liberty, corporate law, and Obamacare contraception all at stake.
After a year and a half of opposing the Affordable Care Act's birth control mandate, the evangelical-owned craft store chain has become shorthand for the corporate fight for religious
How We Die Ten Years After Terri Schiavo
Debates on end-of-life decisions have changed dramatically in the past decade.
When debate over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was raging, many conservatives were most angered by the clause that would reimburse doctors for having conversations about the end
Morning Roundup 3/17/14
7 Marriage Warning Signs; The Huffington Post Gets Religion; Contraception Doublecross
As a member of Congress, I was proud to vote for the Affordable Care Act, providing 32 million Americans with access to quality, affordable health care.
Church Health Plans Jeopardized by 'ObamaCare' Standoff
(UPDATED) While House tries to defund president's healthcare program, current rules overlook church employees for crucial tax credits.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) pushed for and praised the passage of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. Now, UMC
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Hobby Lobby Contraceptive Case
(UPDATED) Do for-profit corporations have religious rights? Justices will consider cases of Hobby Lobby (which won) and Conestoga Wood Specialties (which lost).
concerned Christian groups (among other plaintiffs), today the US Supreme Court is finally poised to pick one of the many challenges to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate
Hobby Lobby Solidifies 'Major Victory' against HHS Contraceptive Mandate
(UPDATED) Justice Department won't oppose small-business injunctions, upping the odds that Supreme Court will weigh in on employer-provided contraceptives.
Meanwhile, Colorado Christian University has renewed its lawsuit again the Affordable Care Act, even though the school is exempt from the employer contraception mandate.
Contraception Saves Lives
Reconsidering Margaret Sanger as one who was opposed to abortion but emphatic about the personal and social good of contraception.
A woman's desire for birth control is, even today, regarded suspiciously, as was seen in public discussions around the birth control provisions of the Affordable Care Act -- as if women
Morning Roundup 12/19/13
Preaching Christmas; Hobby Lobby's Righteousness; Cost of 12 Days of Christmas
These cases involve religious liberty challenges by two family businesses to the rule in the Affordable Care Act requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraception and
Who Qualifies Under New 'Simplified' Contraceptive Mandate Exemptions?
(UPDATED) The contraception mandate has been postponed until January 2015, but that could mean trouble for business owners with pending lawsuits.
Obama Administration announced yesterday that it is postponing the requirement that employers provide access to contraception for female employees under the Affordable Care Act.