Articles Tagged 'contraception mandate'
Pope visits U.S. nuns involved in Obamacare contraception lawsuit
WASHINGTON – Pope Francis on Wednesday made an unscheduled stop to a convent of nuns to show his support for their lawsuit against U.S. President… READ MORE
Nuns, pharmacists take prescription contraception cases to Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will have two more opportunities to rule on religious freedom and contraception next term, one case concerning pharmacists and prescription rules, the… READ MORE
Boehner urges Supreme Court to reverse contraception mandate
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) called ObamaCare’s birth control mandate a “terrible burden” on religious Americans and urged the Supreme Court to reverse it on the… READ MORE
Supreme Court to weigh religious rights of corporations vs. Obamacare’s ‘contraception mandate’
Obamacare is on the docket Tuesday in one of the biggest religious freedom cases to hit the Supreme Court in years, as the justices hear… READ MORE
16 Democratic attorneys-general back contraception mandate at Supreme Court
Officials from 15 states and the District of Columbia asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a new rule that requires large employers to… READ MORE
Supreme Court gives nuns a compromise on health care issue
The Supreme Court on Friday offered a short-term compromise that would continue to exempt a group of Denver nuns that operates charity nursing homes from the birth control mandate of the nation’s health care law if they declare their objections in writing.
The nuns will take the court up on its offer and provide a written notice, officials said.
The… READ MORE
Administration to high court: Don’t exempt Catholic groups from contraception mandate
The Obama administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court not to exempt Catholic groups from an ObamaCare requirement to offer contraceptive coverage, after the high court gave them a temporary reprieve earlier this week.
The court filing comes in response to a surprise order — issued shortly before coverage under the law went into effect — by Supreme Court Justice… READ MORE
DOJ rejects nuns’ argument on contraception mandate
The Obama administration on Friday offered a vigorous defense of the Affordable Care Act’s “birth control mandate,” disputing as unfounded the religious challenge that led… READ MORE
Obama faces Friday deadline on birth control mandate
The Obama administration has just over 24 hours to respond to a Supreme Court ruling that temporarily blocked ObamaCare’s so-called “birth control mandate” from taking… READ MORE
Ruling by Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor sets off another battle over Obamacare
Advocates for a Denver-based congregation of Catholic nuns on Wednesday applauded an eleventh-hour order by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to temporarily block a requirement… READ MORE