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The Little Sisters Of The Poor Take Their Case To SCOTUS

A few days ago, I was going to mention that the main reason why some cases are settled justly the first time, while others aren’t, has a lot to do with which circuit court the case is heard in. When … Continue reading

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The Obama Administration Issues Revision #8 To The HHS Mandate

Of course, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty has the scoop. This is what  Lori Windham, Senior Counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty had to say on this development.

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Federal Appeals Court Denies Injunction For Michigan-based Catholic Charities, And Other HHS Mandate News

As everyone waits to see how the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the Hobby Lobby case, the U.S. Sixth Circuit handed an unfavorable decision yesterday. LANSING — A federal appeals court has denied the Michigan Catholic Conference’s request for a … Continue reading

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The HHS Mandate Loses Again

This time to a couple of private, religious universities in the state of Texas, and a seminary in Pennsylvania. Good news from the front, via The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Washington, D.C. – Today a Houston federal court delivered … Continue reading

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Remember All The “Premature” HHS Mandate Lawsuits? They’re Mature Now…

I reckon they were in the incubator long enough, because they can head to court once again. Remember when Belmont Abbey College tried to sue the HHS Department back in February, 2012? By summer, two lower courts had dismissed the Colleges’ … Continue reading

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Do Business Owners Lose Their Constitutional Rights When They Earn A Living?

The short answer is, “No.” The long answer is “show me where it says that (or even implies it) in the Constitution, and the amendments to the same (particularly in the Bill of Rights).” What about when it comes to … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back in the USA, the HHS Mandate Fight Continues…

It’s kind of hard to tear ourselves away from all of the historic goings-on in Vatican City. But just as the angels asked folks why they were standing around looking up at the sky after Jesus ascended into heaven, so … Continue reading

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