Tag Archives: HHS Mandate

Supreme Court to Hear Hobby Lobby Case

The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to take up Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a landmark case addressing the Constitutionally guaranteed rights of business owners to operate their family companies without violating their deeply held religious convictions. In June, … Continue reading

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Second Fortnight for Freedom Starts June 21

The second annual Fortnight for Freedom will take place from June 21 to July 4, and will consist of national and local efforts to educate Americans on challenges to religious liberty both at home and abroad. As with last year’s … Continue reading

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Why Has HHS Mandated Abortifacients, but Not Technology to Protect Lives

You just have to wonder. The Department of Health & Human Services has drafted a regulation requiring everyone’s health insurance to pay for contraceptives (yes, the very ones labeled a Type I carcinogen by the World Health Organization) and abortifacients. … Continue reading

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Advanced Breast Cancer Cases Linked to The Pill Up 90%

A National Cancer Institute study has found the incidence of advanced breast cancer cases nearly doubled — to 2.9 cases per 100,000 younger women in 2009 from 1.53 per 100,000 women in 1976.  That’s a 90% increase. The actual number … Continue reading

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With Ashes, We’ve Got Our Cardinals’ Backs

Today’s Ash Wednesday.  Got your ashes, yet? This is one of those thing we Catholics do that almost no other Christians do — go to church on Ash Wednesday and walk out with our foreheads marked with ashes. It’s one … Continue reading

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Small Business Wins Order Blocking HHS Mandate

The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the federal government from enforcing the Obama administration’s HHS Mandate that requires all group health insurance plans provide cost-free coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortifacient drugs (the “HHS Mandate”). The Eighth Circuit’s … Continue reading

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A Major Religious Liberty Win

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. handed Wheaton College and Belmont Abbey College a major victory in their challenges to the HHS mandate.  Last summer, two lower courts had dismissed the Colleges’ cases as premature.  Today, the appellate court … Continue reading

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HHS Mandate Threatens Washington Archdiocese With Fines Twice Operating Budget

Failing to comply with the Obama Administration’s HHS Mandate could mean “the Archdiocese of Washington could face penalties that are more than double its operating budget,” the Archdiocese says. The Archdiocese says it can’t comply with the Obama HHS Mandate … Continue reading

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A Movie to Ponder: 2016

Who’s the man whose administration has adopted the HHS Mandate, which says such Catholic institutions as hospitals, schools and media outlets such as EWTN must pay for abortions? That’s the topic of a new movie, 2016.  It came in No. … Continue reading

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