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 Courts
(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 2016
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.
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).
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.
Gleanings. Hobby Lobby Solidifies 'Major Victory' against HHS Contraceptive Mandate. (UPDATED) Justice Department won't oppose small-business
Supreme Court Narrowly Rules For Hobby Lobby
(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?
(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
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.
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.".
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 Blocked
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 Mandate
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.