Indiana and Kansas show the battle over abortion rights and access is growing in intensity in some parts of the country.
Now that the Obama administration’s final rule on contraception coverage is in place, religious nonprofits are renewing their legal challenges to it.
Last Thursday, a panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit upheld the dismissal of Liberty University’s challenge to health-care reform, but that won’t stop conservative attacks against the law.
In ruling Hobby Lobby can be considered a “person” with religious rights, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is heading down a dangerous path.
A series of appellate court decisions in the coming months could determine how and when the Supreme Court reviews the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Late last month, Honorable Carole Jackson in the Eastern District of Missouri issued a forceful rebuke of the arguments being made by the various religious organizations that are filing lawsuits against the Department of Health and Human Services alleging that the birth control benefit infringes upon their religious liberty.
We have been hearing plenty about “religious liberty” lately. Now let’s see who’s using the term “religious liberty” in a novel way, trying to conceal a campaign of religious overreach.
Thirty lawsuits have been filed by corporations challenging the HHS regulation requiring that most health plans cover contraceptives. A survey of these cases yields some useful information as to what the “religious freedom” debate is all about.