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Leaked Trump Rule: Any Religious Employer Can Opt Out of Contraception Coverage
Draft broadens exemptions to controversial Obamacare mandate. But Little Sisters will still sue.
Leaked Trump Rule: Any Religious Employer Can Opt Out of Contraception Coverage. Draft broadens exemptions to controversial Obamacare mandate. But Little Sisters will still sue.
Trump Continues Contraceptive Fight; Sanders Defends Pro-Life Democrats
The political lines on abortion blurred (a bit) this week.
“This litigation has gone on long enough,” it read. “After five losses in a row at the Supreme Court regarding the ill-starred contraceptive mandate, it is time for the Department of Justice
Abortion, Black Lives Matter, and Wheaton
Let me shed a little light on the situation with Wheaton College and Ryan Bomberger.
Wheaton has demonstrated its commitment to this deeply-held value. It was Wheaton College that sued the Obama administration over the HHS contraceptive mandate. And we won.
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
“The contraceptive mandate was an unlawful overreach, forcing a choice between obedience to God and compliance with the regulatory state,” tweeted Russell Moore, president of the
Supreme Court Sends Little Sisters Case Back to Lower CourtsSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATE) Justices don’t have a final answer for religious organizations that oppose Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
The court took up the case after a string of decisions by lower appeals courts supporting the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate was broken.
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Is Brett Kavanaugh, Another Religious Liberty Defender
GOP establishment darling and Court of Appeals judge nominated to fill outgoing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s critical seat.
v. HHS, Kavanaugh opposed a decision against a challenge to the Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate, dissenting from the DC circuit's decision not to review the case.
From Banned to Mandated
A history of contraceptives in the United States.
abortion a major social issue for voters. Contraception Mandate. Not all contraceptive methods are created equal. Some prevent conception, the joining of
New HHS Division Defends Pro-Life Health Care Workers
Under Trump, federal policy keeps shifting away from abortion rights in favor of religious conscience protections.
birth control mandate—and Montse Alvarado—executive director of Becket, a leading religious liberty law firm which represented the Little Sisters of the Poor in their contraceptive fight
Gleanings: July/August 2016Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
David Garland, former dean and professor at Baylor's seminary, will serve a second stint as interim president. Supreme Court Questions Contraceptive Mandate.
Court: Contraceptive Mandate Splits Religion into Worship or Good WorksSubscriber Access Only
Religious right to a clean conscience outweighs government's desire to increase access to contraceptives, says Penn. ruling.
Gleanings. Court: Contraceptive Mandate Splits Religion into Worship or Good Works. Religious right to a clean conscience outweighs government's
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Hobby Lobby Contraceptive CaseSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Do for-profit corporations have religious rights? Justices will consider cases of Hobby Lobby (which won) and Conestoga Wood Specialties (which lost).
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.
Supreme Court Narrowly Rules For Hobby LobbySubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) 5-4 decision on healthcare rules that the government cannot require faith-based organizations to provide contraception against their owners' religious beliefs.
in the case was the for-profit status of the companies, since HHS had already created a way for religious nonprofits to obtain an exemption from the "contraceptive mandate." But the
Trump’s Religious Freedom Order Won’t Help the Baker, Florist, and Photographer
Federal protections will only go so far in the complicated tussle between faith and LGBT rights.
Under the order, organizations fighting the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate on religious grounds, including the Little Sisters of the Poor, would be granted accommodations.
Who Qualifies Under New 'Simplified' Contraceptive Mandate Exemptions?Subscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) The contraception mandate has been postponed until January 2015, but that could mean trouble for business owners with pending lawsuits.
Gleanings. Who Qualifies Under New 'Simplified' Contraceptive Mandate Exemptions? (UPDATED) The contraception mandate has been postponed
180 Evangelical Ministries Win Class-Action Lawsuit over Contraceptives (For Now)Subscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Major provider of church health benefits takes on government for the first time—and wins the first round.
20): One of two class-action lawsuits filed against the HHS contraceptive mandate proved successful today, as the Becket Fund announced that an Oklahoma judge granted GuideStone
Why Hobby Lobby Is This Year's Supreme Court Case To WatchSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Tuesday's Green family appeal has religious liberty, corporate law, and Obamacare contraception all at stake.
from upending a century's worth of settled corporate law to opening the floodgates to religious challenges to every possible federal statute to gutting the contraceptive mandate.".
Hobby Lobby Solidifies 'Major Victory' against HHS Contraceptive MandateSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Justice Department won't oppose small-business injunctions, upping the odds that Supreme Court will weigh in on employer-provided contraceptives.
Gleanings. Hobby Lobby Solidifies 'Major Victory' against HHS Contraceptive Mandate. (UPDATED) Justice Department won't oppose small-business
Domino's Pizza Founder Gets Contraceptive Mandate BlockedSubscriber Access Only
Michigan judge decides Tom Monaghan likely to succeed on his religious freedom claim.
Gleanings. Domino's Pizza Founder Gets Contraceptive Mandate Blocked. Michigan judge decides Tom Monaghan likely to succeed on his religious freedom claim.
Government Backs Down on Contraceptive MandateSubscriber Access Only
Promises to "never enforce" current HHS rule against Wheaton College or similar religious employers. But is it a real victory?
Government Backs Down on Contraceptive Mandate. Melissa Steffan| December 19, 2012. Image: American Life League. Government Backs Down on Contraceptive Mandate.
Do Corporations Have Religious Rights? New Crux of Contraceptives Court FightSubscriber Access Only
Question takes center stage as appeals courts consider contraceptive mandate lawsuits, including Hobby Lobby's.
Question takes center stage as appeals courts consider contraceptive mandate lawsuits, including Hobby Lobby's. Gleanings. Do Corporations Have Religious Rights?
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America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
A deeper problem lies beneath recent stories of swelling rivers, soggy small towns, and feel-good relief efforts.
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