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Pope Greets Excited Onlookers, Praises Obama on Climate, Tweaks Him on Contraceptive Mandate

Pope Francis made his first public remarks since arriving in the United States at a White House appearance with President Obama this morning, highlighting America's tradition of welcoming immigrants and praising the president's climate-change...Show More Summary

Pope's Visit Boosts Little Sisters' Supreme Court Challenge

Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit Wednesday night to the Little Sisters of the Poor with the aim of showing support for the group's battle against the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate before the U.S. Supreme Court.       

Pope visits Little Sisters of the Poor, nuns waging legal battle over contraceptive mandate

Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit Wednesday to a group of nuns who have been fighting a federal insurance requirement to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees.

Court Stops Obama From Forcing Christian Schools to Obey HHS Mandate

In Missouri, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided that President Obama’s HHS Mandate violates the rights of religious employers by requiring them to provide emergency contraception. Reuters reports that the 8th Circuit upheld two lower court decisions that barred the government from making religious groups pay for contraceptives. Although many pro-life advocates […]

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care law unjustly burdens religiously affiliated employers by forcing them to help provide insurance coverage for certain contraceptives, even though they can opt out of directly paying for it. The ruling by a three-judge 8th U.S. Show More Summary

The Next Big Obamacare Lawsuit Lives

Just when you thought that any further Obamacare lawsuits involved things like contraceptive mandates rather than anything at the law’s core, today a federal judge ruled that Speaker of the House John Boehner’s case against the HHS and treasury secretaries can proceed. Show More Summary

Health Law Opponents Win Ruling

The contraceptive coverage mandate of the federal health care law unconstitutionally distinguishes between religious and non-religious groups that oppose abortion, a federal district judge in Washington ruled on Monday.       

Court upholds contraceptive mandate against Indiana non-profits

last monthNews : The Raw Story

A group of religiously-affiliated non-profit organizations in Indiana must comply with Affordable Care Act’s provision allowing their employees to get insurance coverage for contraception, despite their religious objections. A divided panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday...

Thomas Aquinas College faces heavy fines as it refuses to comply with Obamacare mandate

A California Catholic college will not comply with the Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate no matter the consequences, its leader has said.

Judge: Moral AND Religious Exemptions Can Be Made For Contraception Mandate

A decision in the March for Life v. Burwell  lawsuit has paved way for more litigation and debate over the Obama administration’s contraception...

Legal victory for March for Life against Obama’s abortion mandate

A federal court issued an order Monday that permanently forbids the Obama administration from enforcing its contraceptive mandate against the March for Life Education and Defense Fund or its employees.

Judge expands justification for contraception mandate refusal on moral grounds

The post-Hobby Lobby legal world is getting strange, with the one of the latest challenge to Obamacare's contraception mandate being upheld on moral—not religious—grounds. The case concerned a group called March for Life, which was formed after the Supreme Court recognized a constitutional right to abortion in 1973 in Roe v. Show More Summary

On birth control, a U.S. judge issues the weirdest anti-Obamacare ruling yet

It was clear from the inception that the Supreme Court's 2014 Hobby Lobby ruling wouldn't end efforts to undermine the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in her dissent to the decision allowing non-religious businesses to opt out of the mandate by asserting...

Federal judge: Moral objections enough to override HHS contraception mandate

"HHS provides no principled basis, other than the semantics of religious tolerance, for its distinction."

Anti-Abortion Group Wins Constitutional Challenge to Health Care Law

The contraceptive coverage mandate of the federal health care law unconstitutionally distinguishes between religious and non-religious groups that oppose abortion, a federal district judge in Washington ruled on Monday.       

Catholics, Evangelicals, Jews Join Forces, Ask Supreme Court to Take Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate Case

As the Little Sisters of the Poor are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a federal court decision that forces the order of Catholic nuns to abide by the "Obamacare" contraception mandate, over 20 states, a group of Orthodox Jewish rabbis and a number of Evangelical and secular organizations are urging the high court to take up the case and protect religious liberty.

Seven Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 24)

1. 20 States, Orthodox Rabbis, and Several Orders of Nuns Ask Supreme Court to Take Contraceptive Mandate Case 2. Nigeria is a laboratory for testing solutions to religious persecution 3. Two things about the heroes of the French train attack: “It is possible even in dark and dangerous times to be more than a bystander. Show More Summary

Texas and over a dozen other states sue Obama admin over abortifacient mandate

A group of Christian ministries and the Texas attorney general have appealed to the United States Supreme Court over the HHS contraception and abortifacient mandate.

Another court, another challenge to Obamacare's contraception coverage rejected

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Post-Hobby Lobby, anti-Obamacare forces are not having much luck getting another challenge to the law's contraceptive mandate to advance. Another challenge fell on Friday. A panel for the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled thatShow More Summary

To Stop Women from Getting Birth Control, Wheaton College Won’t Offer Students Any Health Insurance At All

Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian school in Illinois, already had a pretty nice exemption when it came to the ObamaCare mandate to offer emergency contraception to employees and students. Since they didn't want to provide it,...Show More Summary

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