Christian College Provided Emergency Contraception to Employees… But They Only Got Mad When Obama Mandated It

A lot of religious schools have been freaking out over Obamacare because they’re now required to provide emergency contraception to their employees… and they think that amounts to promoting abortion… because they don’t actually know how birth control works. For the most part, it’s been Catholic universities leading the charge. But evangelical Mecca Wheaton College [Read More...]

Tennessee School Officials Post Ten Commandments in County Schools

The school officials in Jamestown, Tennessee have a problem. Actually, they *had* a problem. Then they fixed the problem. Then they decided they didn’t like the solution so they screwed everything up again. I’ll back up. Pine Haven Elementary school used to display the Ten Commandments everywhere: “As far as I know, there was one [Read More...]

Christian Group Wants Churches to Endorse Political Candidates

The Religious Right is just *begging* for the IRS to come after them. They want churches to become involved with politics. They want pastors to tell their congregations to vote for certain candidates. They want churches getting involved with political issues. It’s not subtle or under-the-radar either: Liberty Counsel is distributing over 100,000 copies of [Read More...]

Survey Says When it Comes to the ‘Religious Liberty’ Issue, Atheists/Agnostics Overwhelmingly Oppose Catholic Bishops

The Pew Research Center just published a survey (PDF) they did about Catholics and their views on religious liberty. First, let’s talk about the big findings: Most Catholics who are familiar with the “religious liberty” issues agree with the bishops: That is, they agree that the Obama administration is threatening their religious liberty by mandating [Read More...]

A For-Profit, Secular, Catholic-Owned Company May Be Exempt From Offering Employees Insurance Covering Birth Control, Says Judge

The war over the Affordable Care Act is far from won. The Supreme Court, of course, found the Act to be constitutional back in June; however, the Court was specifically concerned with the complicated Article II limitations on Congressional power to enact the law and enforce the “individual mandate.” In the wake of the decision, [Read More...]


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