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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
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.
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
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
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.
Morning Roundup 7/1/14
Hobby Lobby Decision; Religious, Political Leaders on Hobby Lobby Ruling; Pastor's Kid
Some of the opposition toward Hobby Lobby could be a result of misinformation that has spread throughout the media. The phrase "Obamacare's Contraceptive Mandate" is misleading.
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.
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.
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
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
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.".
Religious Freedom, Hobby Lobby, Some Pertinent Research, and a Prayer
Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood take their case against mandated contraception to the Supreme Court today.
override it in this instance? If the contraceptive mandate passes, it will ruin a core US ideology—Rick Warren. Does our Constitution guarantee the freedom
Morning Roundup 11/26/13
Tax-Free Housing Unconstitutional; Town Turned Down by FEMA; Sex-Filled Culture
Earlier this month, the 7th Circuit barred the enforcement of the contraceptive mandate, a church-state issue being considered by the Supreme Court.
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.
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