by Ashley McGuire June 10, 2013 (weeklystandard.com) - On August 1, the one-year “safe harbor” for religious charities objecting to provisions of Obamacare will end. Starting then, these nonprofit employers will be forced to violate their religious beliefs or pay large fines. In charge of collecting the…
Arts and crafts chain, Hobby Lobby, will be anxiously waiting to hear the upcoming Tenth Circuit ruling on their challenge. The Oklahoma chain store challenges Obama’s health care laws requiring employers to offer free contraception coverage in employee health care plans. The court heard their oral arguments last week and......
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is leading the charge against Obama’s HHS Mandate, which requires all employers -- even Catholic ones -- to provide health plans that cover “preventive health services” for women. Listening to him speak on theShow More Summary
Hobby Lobby is in a federal appeals court, today, hoping to get an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes contraception and the morning-after pill. The unpopular...Show More Summary
It's contraception game time: puritanical fairytale "morals" will go up against the Obamacare birth control mandate over the next few weeks as four different appeals courts decide whether private businesses should be able to object to the policy on the grounds of religious freedom/thinking unchained vaginas are icky. Show More Summary
Mandatus interruptus, not terminus.
Tyndale House, a major Bible publishing company, won a major victory against the Obama administration’s HHS Contraceptive/abortifacient Mandate. Here’s the story from the Baptist Press: WASHINGTON (BP) — A leading Bible publisher won...Show More Summary
Steven J. Willis (Florida), Taxes and Religion: The Hobby Lobby Contraceptive Cases: Beginning in 2013, the federal government mandates that general business corporations include contraceptive and early abortion coverage in employee health plans. Internal Revenue Code Section 4980D imposes a substantial excise tax on health plans violating the mandate. Indeed,...
The American College of Pediatricians continues to oppose the over-the-counter distribution of “emergency contraceptive” medication to children as recently mandated by the court. The potency of these medications demands physician oversight,...Show More Summary
by Den Trumbull, MD WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The American College of Pediatricians continues to oppose the over-the-counter distribution of "emergency contraceptive" medication to children as recently mandated by the court and approved by the FDA. The potency of these medications demands physician…
Ladies, rejoice! For once, politicians are actually expanding access to contraceptives — sort of! Following a recent court decision – Tummino v. Hamberg – mandating that the Food and Drug Administration expand access to the morning-after pill, the government agency did just that. Show More Summary
Written by Bridgette Dunlap for RH Reality Check. This week, the government filed an emergency motion in the New York Archdiocese's lawsuit against the contraceptive coverage mandate, requesting that the court halt proceedings and dismiss the case. The emergency is that the government is hemorrhaging money defending a regulation it will never enforce against the Archdiocese.
Obamacare’s so-called “contraceptive mandate” has been much in the news. But much of what the administration calls “contraception” is actually abortion. Take the copper IUD, for example. It is advertised as a contraceptive device, but even the New York Times, in a front page story about Plan B, admits that it causes early-term abortions. How? [...]
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) The owners of the Hobby Lobby chain have chosen to defy the Obama HHS contraceptive mandate for the sake of religious liberty and conscience. From Breitbart: “We must obey God rather than men!”—Acts 5:29. Show More Summary
by Sheila Liaugminas April 10, 2013 (Mercatornet.com) - The HHS mandate is an assault on sensibilities. Worse, it’s perpetuating the real ‘war on women’ along with the myths about a phony one, because the drugs being claimed under the umbrella of ‘women’s preventive health services’ are…
Today is the last day for the Department of Health and Human Services official comment on the administration’s abortion-drug, contraception, sterilization mandate. By way of a reminder that a religious-liberty problem remains, despite the claims of the Obama administration, the U.S. Show More Summary
Go here to leave a comment.Many thanks to Jen Fitz for reminding me of this. I read her comments and used the first line to launch off on my own.Do you believe that mentally competent, grown women are capable of making their own purchases? I do. Show More Summary
The 10th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals is granting Hobby Lobby a full court hearing challenging the Obamacare regulation that requires religious employers to cover Plan B and Ella One emergency contraceptives that can cause an early abortion.
The founder of Domino’s Pizza sued the federal government over the Obamacare HHS mandate in December. Tom Monaghan, a devout Roman Catholic, currently offers health insurance to employees that excludes contraception and abortion. The Obama Administration and Democrats believe Monaghan … Continue reading ?
The proposed new regulations governing the contraceptive mandate and other portions of the Affordable Care Act are “an unprecedented … violation of religious liberty by the federal government,” said the general counsel of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Show More Summary