Articles Tagged 'contraception mandate'

Pope visits U.S. nuns involved in Obamacare contraception lawsuit

by Reuters
September 24, 2015
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

by Elise Viebeck, The Hill
March 25, 2014

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

January 4, 2014
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

by Ben Goad, The Hill
January 3, 2014

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

by Ben Goad, The Hill
January 2, 2014

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

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