• Mixed court decisions for Catholic groups seeking relief from HHS mandate

    • Aug 21, 2015

    A federal court stayed its earlier decision compelling the Little Sisters of the Poor to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, meaning the group can choose not to comply while waiting on an appeal to the Supreme Court. The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in July that

  • Catholic groups hope the Supreme Court will hear their contraception mandate cases

    • Aug 18, 2015

    When it comes to the Obama Administration’s contraception mandate, might the New York-based Priests for Life become the nonprofit equivalent of Hobby Lobby? The group announced Monday that the Supreme Court will meet Sept. 28 to decide whether or not to take up its appeal of a lower court’s decision

  • Nuns challenge policy on contraceptive access

    • Jul 12, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Four federal appeals courts have upheld efforts by the Obama administration to guarantee access to free birth control for women, suggesting that the government may have found a way to circumvent religious organizations that refuse to provide coverage for some or all forms of contraception. While pleased with

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