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.
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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.
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
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
You may see Obamacare back in front of the Supreme Court next term, at least if religious nonprofits have their way. Just over a year ago, the Court ruled in Hobby Lobby that the Affordable Care Act must accommodate the religious objections of closely held corporations.Now, the court is facing......
Taking a firm stand against Obamacare's controversial contraception mandate, Wheaton College on Friday will stop providing any health insurance for students.
An appeals court panel has ruled unanimously against a family-owned pharmacy suing Washington for an exemption to the state's birth control mandate.
In a ruling handed down on July 15, a federal court issued a permanent injunction against the enforcement of the federal government's Obamacare contraception mandate against Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. The same establishment press...Show More Summary
Obamacare's contraception mandate has been upheld, once again. The Affordable Care Act, which allows religious nonprofits to opt out of directly covering contraceptive services, does not substantially burden religious non-profits, the Tenth Circuit ruled on Tuesday. Under the Affordable Care Act, if a religious non-profit objects to providing contraception......
After a federal appeals court ruled this week that four Christian colleges in Oklahoma and a group of nuns will have to abide by an Obamacare contraception mandate that they say violate their institutions' biblical beliefs, former U.S. Solicitor General Ken Starr explained Thursday that the court loss can be blamed on the organization's lawyers not building strong enough cases.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday rejected a complaint by the Little Sisters of the Poor that Obamacare's contraception mandate violated their religious liberties. The ruling ensures that women across the nation will be ableShow More Summary
As the Free Beacon reported: “The Little Sisters of the Poor lost its suit against the Obamacare contraception mandate in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.” “The Denver Post reported that a three-judge appellate panel ruled against the Little Sisters, a Catholic order that runs dozens of nursing homes across the nation, in its challenge to the […]
"... lost Tuesday in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled it must allow employees to have contraception coverage," the Denver Post reports.The federal government adopted a regulation that exempts religious employers, such as...Show More Summary
A 1992 column in Legal Times about Atticus Finch is seen in new light. A federal appeals court rejects a challenge to provisions of the ACA's contraceptive mandate. A lawyer for Dennis Hastert, the former House speaker, has a few words to say about media leaks. Show More Summary
NUNS FORCED TO PAY FOR OBAMACARE CONTRACEPTION: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled today that the Little Sisters of the Poor must abide by Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. You may recall that the Little Sisters took their religious liberty objection to the mandate all the way to the Supreme Court last summer–and […]
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A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Denver-based Catholic order of nuns, must comply with the Affordable Care Act and allow their employees to obtain contraception coverage through a third-party insurer. Show More Summary
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the Little Sisters of the Poor has to comply with the administration’s “HHS mandate” on contraceptives, as modified by its “accommodation” for religious non-profits. But the decision...Show More Summary