Catholic Doctor Wins Religious Liberty Case, Need Not Prescribe Contraceptives

A Philadelphia physician who was fired from her job for refusing to prescribe contraception or the morning-after pill, citing her Catholic faith, has won her case in the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania. The victory ensures that the conscience rights of other medical professionals will also be respected. For thirty-five years, Dr. Doris Fernandes worked at Philadelphia's District Health Center. But the board-certified pediatrician was fired in 2013, after refusing to prescribe … [Read more...]

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OBAMA BLINKS! Government to Revise Its HHS Contraception Rule

The Obama Administration, slapped down by the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of Wheaton College, has taken a step back from its intractable stance on contraception coverage as part of the Affordable Care Act.The Justice Department, perhaps seeing the handwriting on the wall after the Court rulings in the cases of Wheaton College and Hobby Lobby, announced Tuesday, July 22, that they will issue new regulations within the next month.  The new regulations will apply to all nonprofit … [Read more...]

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Hobby Lobby Victory, and Other Stuff to Pray For (UPDATED)

Hobby Lobby wins!  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning that the family-owned business will not be required to abide by the HHS Mandate, which requires employers to cover the cost of contraceptives for their employees.Join with me in a prayer of thanks at this ruling. But let's remember, too, to continue our prayers for this nation.  The Court did not unanimously see the logic in Hobby Lobby's reasoned objection to offering free contraceptives and abortifacients.  In fact, t … [Read more...]

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