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Corporations Claiming ‘Religious Liberty’ Try to Infringe on Their Employees’ Religious Liberty

The problem with the birth control benefit debate is that few are thinking about the competing religious liberty rights of women.

The problem with the birth control benefit debate is that few are thinking about the competing religious liberty rights of women.

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SCOTUS’ Decision on Birth Control Benefit Could Affect All Workers’ Rights

A flurry of legal briefs filed by members of Congress shows that resolution of the contraception mandate lawsuits is as much a political exercise as a judicial one.

The ugly reality is that this entire battle over the contraception mandate is about something bigger. It’s about private businesses and corporations creating a legal loophole that allows them to opt out of an array of worker protections and other regulations, all by citing “religious freedom” as a reason.

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Legal Challenges to Contraception Mandate Now Focus on Compromise for Religiously Affiliated Employers

A host of new lawsuits, including a class-action challenge, look to take down the Obama administration's compromise rule for religiously affiliated nonprofits.

A host of new lawsuits, including a class-action challenge, look to take down the Obama administration’s compromise rule for religiously affiliated nonprofits.

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Missouri Lawmaker Files Suit Seeking ‘Individual Exemption’ From Contraception Coverage

Rep. Paul Wieland (R-Imperial).

Should Republican state Rep. Paul Wieland’s lawsuit succeed, it would create precedent for other individuals to sue as a way to opt out of contraceptive coverage under Obamacare.

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Nonprofit College Once Again Challenges Contraception Benefit

Colorado Christian University campus.

Now that the administration has finalized the rules related to contraception coverage, nonprofit religiously-affiliated entities are restarting their legal challenges.

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Court Rules Hobby Lobby Can Be Considered a Religious ‘Person’

hobby lobby storefront

In ruling Hobby Lobby can be considered a “person” with religious rights, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is heading down a dangerous path.

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Legal Wrap: The Anti-Contraception Movement’s Long History

oral and injection birth contorl

Legal contraception for single people has been a fight for over 40 years, and the latest challenges suggest the fight isn’t ending soon.

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Legal Wrap: A Big Win in Idaho, and Companies Fighting Contraception Coverage

A federal court strikes a bunch of abortion restrictions in Idaho, while another for-profit company tries and fight the birth control benefit.

A federal court strikes a bunch of abortion restrictions in Idaho, while another for-profit company tries and fight the birth control benefit.

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Notre Dame Lawsuit Challenging Contraception Mandate Dismissed

(Jezebel)

The University can’t challenge the contraception mandate because it faces no risk of injury from it, ruled a federal court.

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Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Missouri Law Excluding Insurance Coverage for Birth Control

(WiseGEEK)

As states pass their own laws allowing employers to discriminate in insurance benefits, federal courts must wrestle with how those laws interact with the federal contraception mandate.

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