Post Tagged with: "HHS"

False Zygotomy: Why Sandra Fluke is Off Her Gamete

False Zygotomy: Why Sandra Fluke is Off Her Gamete

March 26, 2014 at 8:15 am 4 comments

by Carolyn Bolton: Sandra Fluke Tuesday said there is no room in the marketplace for business owners with moral objections to employer-provided birth control. This is the latest liberal permutation of Thomas Jefferson’s letter to the Danbury Baptists in which the Establishment Clause is referred to as a “wall of separation” between church […]

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Government Forces Hobson’s Choice on Business Owners

Government Forces Hobson’s Choice on Business Owners

February 4, 2014 at 11:15 am 2 comments

by Kathleen Hunker: Over 50 briefs were filed at the U.S. Supreme Court last week in support of Hobby Lobby, the national arts and crafts retailer battling the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) for its disregard of religious liberty. Although the legal issues varied, several briefs challenged a very corrosive […]

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Not Just a Religious Thing: Why Nonbelievers Should Oppose the “Contraceptive Mandate”

Not Just a Religious Thing: Why Nonbelievers Should Oppose the “Contraceptive Mandate”

February 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 15 comments

by Evan Bernick  Why should anyone who doesn’t have a religious objection to the Affordable Care Act’s “contraceptive mandate” care about it one way or the other? As a legal fellow with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, I’ve spent the last few months defending religious employers against the government’s efforts to impose […]

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Sandra Fluke, Free Exercise, and the Contraception/Abortion Mandate

Sandra Fluke, Free Exercise, and the Contraception/Abortion Mandate

September 20, 2012 at 9:30 am 0 comments

by Adam Freedman No speaker at the recent Democratic National Convention – with the possible exception of Bill Clinton – generated more buzz than Sandra Fluke.  Fluke, of course, is the former law student who made headlines when she testified in Congress in favor of a then-proposed rule that would […]

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The HHS Mandate’s Other Victims – The Needy

The HHS Mandate’s Other Victims – The Needy

September 20, 2012 at 9:00 am 1 comment

by Casey Mattox The Obama Administration’s mandate that religious employers provide contraception, abortifacients and sterilization for their employees is a monumental attack on religious liberty: never before has our government chosen to force American citizens to violate their consciences so directly. Yet while Alliance Defending Freedom successfully makes the case […]

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