Yet another federal appeals court ruled that completing paperwork to qualify for a religious accommodation to the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act did not violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
A new lawsuit claims the former employee of the Harrison County Clerk’s office had her First Amendment rights violated when she was fired for refusing to process same-sex marriage licenses.
Hobby Lobby supporters claim that they aren’t out to take away contraception, just to keep religious employers from paying for it. Now that the Obama administration has made that possible, however, they are still throwing fits.
The latest rules offer a work-around for those for-profit companies objecting to providing contraception coverage in their employee health insurance plans.
Kansas’ Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday issued an executive order allowing clergy members to refuse to perform marriages of same-sex couples and permitting the continued discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State launched an initiative Tuesday to fight back against attempts by social conservatives to use the notion of religious freedom to deny services to people, especially to same-sex couples.
Comments made last year by a senior attorney at the Alliance Defending Freedom could have enormous implications for how Americans now grapple with the development of LGBTQ rights in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on same-sex marriage.
An order issued Monday suggests the Roberts Court could jump back into the fight over contraception coverage next term.
The historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision affirming marriage equality marks an important early step in the fight for gender equality.
The conservative court of appeals handed the Obama administration an important victory in its defense of the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit.