In a huge victory for pro-life advocates taking on the controversial HHS mandate, the Obama administration is giving up its effort to force a Bible publisher to obey it.
Thirteen state attorneys general are urging the federal government to broaden religious exemptions for private businesses under the White House's contraception mandate, claiming the policy violates religious freedoms.
Hobby Lobby's legal battle against the federal government's abortion/contraceptive mandate received a boost March 29 when the full 10th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear the company's case.
In the ongoing battle between the Obama administration and Protestant and Catholic business owners, another domino has fallen in favor of employers.
The CEO of an electric company in Florida has filed suit against the Department of Health and Human Services over the "preventive services" mandate, making it the 50th such lawsuit filed against HHS.
Nearly a dozen Republican lawmakers have joined the legal fight against the Obamacare contraception mandate by formally backing arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby.
The announcement by the Obama administration that it was making changes to what is now referred to as the "contraception mandate" should not be allowed to pass without comment.
The nation's Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected the Obama administration's latest proposals to broaden accommodations for religious groups in regulations that require insurance companies or employers to provide free birth control coverage.
An appeals court has blocked enforcement of the Obama administration's abortion/contraceptive mandate against a Minnesota business, marking the 11th win by businesses or organizations against the controversial federal policy.
On Jan. 30, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted an injunction against the federal government's health insurance contraceptive mandate to Grote Industries, a Catholic-owned business, reversing a lower court's ruling that earlier dismissed the business' lawsuit.
In the ever-changing world of the HHS mandate, all things new are old again.
After almost a year of delays, the Department of Health and Human Services released proposed changes to the contraceptive mandate on Friday — changes that turned out to be more tweak than transformation.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday proposed accommodations for religious groups concerning the controversial contraceptive mandate, but many religious and conservative organizations say the proposal does not go far enough.
Americans are living in an age where the actions of government increasingly come into conflict with Christian values.
The Christian-owned arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby faces steep fines for refusing to comply with the Obamacare mandate requiring employers to provide contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs in their health insurance plans. As Hobby Lobby continues to fight the mandate in court, what are the implications of the case for religious liberty in the United States?
The Christian-owned arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby may have bought itself a few extra months as it battles against the Obamacare mandate to provide emergency contraceptive coverage.
Earlier this month, Hobby Lobby, a Christian-owned arts-and-crafts retailer with 500 stores and 13,000 employees nationwide, announced that it would not comply with the HHS mandate. By doing so, the company has subjected itself to fines that could amount to a staggering $1.3 million a day.
Millions of Americans are already outraged by the Obamacare mandate that employers provide contraceptives and abortifacient drugs in their health insurance plans. And rightly so. More Americans should be alarmed than are already.
The founders would not agree at all with the tyranny of the current administration in enforcing the HHS mandate -- a mandate that would never have come to be unless President Obama had given what now appears to be an empty promise that Obamacare would not fund abortion.
Hobby Lobby, the popular arts and crafts retailer, is being threatened with a $1.3 million daily fine for refusing to provide insurance coverage that pays for contraception that induces abortion. Their lawsuit is working its way to the Supreme Court, but a recent ruling denied their request to suspend the mandate pending resolution of the case.