BREAKING: Ave Maria School of Law Wins Its HHS Mandate Case in Federal Court

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The Obama Administration has suffered another defeat in its quest to force Catholics and people of faith to pay for abortion-causing drugs, as required by the HHS Mandate. Today the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida came down in favor of Ave Maria School of Law, ruling that the Catholic law school cannot be forced to implement portions of the HHS Mandate which compel faith-based organizations to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees.  Attorneys from Alliance De … [Read more...]

OBAMA BLINKS! Government to Revise Its HHS Contraception Rule

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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...]

Breaking: Another Catholic Challenge to Health Care Law

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A coalition of Catholic employers has filed a new lawsuit against the federal government, demanding that they be excluded from the HHS Mandate.The Catholic Business Association, one of the plaintiffs in the case, represents nearly 200 Catholic dioceses, agencies and businesses which together employ more than 19,000 staff nationwide.  The CBA objects to providing health insurance which includes coverage for contraceptives and abortions.  The association explains that the so-called "c … [Read more...]


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