Oral arguments in Fisher v. Texas highlight the Court’s skepticism with race ever being an appropriate factor in univeristy admissions.
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.
The 2010 parental-notification law has been ruled constitutional, but it still may come up before the state Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a group that tried to intervene and defend an anti-abortion law the state had given up on.
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.