On Tuesday The U.S. Supreme Court added a new legal challenge to the health care law, agreeing to consider whether corporation owners who oppose abortion will be required to provide free coverage of government-approved forms of contraception – whether or not it conflicts with their religious beliefs.
A battle against the Affordable Care Act's contraception coverage mandate could be fought in the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
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.
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.
Hobby Lobby announced this week a minimum wage increase to $14 per hour for full-time employees, the fifth year in a row of such increases.
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.
Nearly a dozen Republican lawmakers have joined the legal fight against the Obamacare contraception mandate by formally backing arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby.
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.
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.
The Christian owners of Hobby Lobby say they must remain true to their faith despite the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to block the Obamacare contraception mandate.
U.S. Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied a request to immediately block part of Obamacare that requires employers to provide the "morning after pill" and similar drugs.
For those of us expecting the courts to deliver us from the HHS mandate, the past few weeks have brought mixed messages.