A federal judge has granted a temporary reprieve to Catholic groups in Erie and Pittsburgh, Pa., saying that the groups don’t have to comply with the health care law that says employers must provide birth control coverage to employees.
A battle against the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate could be fought in the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Southern Baptist Convention's GuideStone health plan and two other non-profit religious groups are suing the Obama administration over its contraception coverage mandate.
Federal officials have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the government mandate that private companies offer employees birth control coverage despite the business owner's moral objections, with the company at the center of the suit owned by billionaire evangelical Christians.
A U.S. District Court issued a preliminary injunction in early September to a Colorado businessman challenging Obamacare's contraceptive mandate in court.
A Missouri couple filed suit against the Obamacare contraceptive mandate on Aug. 14, claiming the requirement to pay for contraceptives and abortifacient drugs through their health insurance plan violates their religious beliefs.
Hobby Lobby has solidified its victory against the HHS contraceptive mandate, as a lower court agreed with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals July 19 and temporarily banned the enforcement of the mandate on the evangelical-owned craft chain.
Just days after the Obama administration issued final rules to religious groups for its contraception mandate, a broad coalition spearheaded by Catholic and Southern Baptist leaders is pushing back, saying the rules threaten religious liberty for people of all faiths.
In a decision giving hope to opponents of the federal contraception coverage mandate, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Hobby Lobby won't have to start paying millions of dollars in fines next week for not complying with the requirement.
Will Hobby Lobby, despite the religious objections of its owners, be forced to provide abortion-inducing drugs to its employees? If so, what will come next for Christian business owners? If not, what are the consequences?
Hobby Lobby's hopes for deliverance by July 1 from huge fines under the Obama administration's abortion/contraception mandate now rest with eight federal appeals court judges.
Lawyers for arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby argued again Friday the company should not be forced to provide employee health insurance that includes abortifacient drugs, something its Christian owners oppose.
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.