On Monday, the Supreme Court struggled with when, and if, threatening statements made online should be constitutionally protected. But it may not be possible to find a middle ground.
A federal judge in Florida ruled Ave Maria University did not have to comply with the Obama administration’s latest accommodation process for religiously affiliated nonprofits that object to coverage of contraception in insurance plans.
Passed unanimously by the city Board of Supervisors, the ordinance is meant to mitigate the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June buffer zone ruling.
The administration sought comments on how to define a closely held for-profit company and whether other reporting or enforcement steps might be appropriate to implement an exemption to the birth control benefit.
The University of Notre Dame has jumpstarted the efforts of religiously affiliated nonprofits to get the Roberts Court to weigh in on the accommodation to the birth control benefit.
Sen. Ted Cruz made two patently false statements at the Values Voter Summit on Friday when he said “Right now, the federal government is suing the Little Sisters of the Poor to try to force Catholic nuns to pay for abortion-inducing drugs.”
A Texas court decision ruling “upskirt” pictures constitutional is the latest example of the courts protecting rape culture in the name of the First Amendment.
Priests for Life told the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that the Obama administration’s latest efforts to accommodate religious objections to the birth control benefit fell short.
Suing to keep grown daughters from accessing contraception, or to keep employees from having coverage for contraception from somewhere besides the health-care plan you offer? Conservatives are getting aggressive in arguing they have a right to directly interfere with your ability to get contraception, and they may win.
The hundreds of lawsuits challenging the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act fit into a larger picture of health-care reform opponents using the courts to undermine the success of the law.