Posts Tagged ‘health care’
Attempts by the state to burden religious practices are always hotly contested – and that’s as it should be in a nation founded on religious freedom.
Defiance of new health-care law by crafts chain and sister company risks potential fines of $1.3 million per day.
Justice Sotomayor says Hobby Lobby and sister company may still challenge new health-care regulation on religious grounds in lower courts.
Religious colleges in North Carolina, Illinois are challenging rules that require the schools to provide free contraceptives to employees.
Federal judge had dismissed O’Brien Industrial Holdings’ lawsuit, but 8th Circuit halts enforcement of mandate while company appeals.
High court revives claim by Liberty University that President Obama’s health-care overhaul violates the school’s religious freedoms.
Judge says Hobby Lobby, which objects to providing insurance coverage for certain contraceptives, didn’t cite any case law that companies ‘have a constitutional right to the free exercise of religion.’
Federal judge temporarily prevents the Obama administration from forcing Tyndale House Publishers to provide its employees with certain contraceptives under the new health-care law.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan says church leaders are open to working toward a resolution with federal officials but will press ahead in the meantime with challenges to the mandate.
Federal judge issues a preliminary injunction, saying violating a First Amendment right, even for a brief period, ‘constitutes irreparable harm.’
Judge rejects St. Louis business owner’s claim that requiring workplace health plans to cover birth control ‘constitutes a substantial burden on [his] religious exercise.’
Federal judge issues preliminary injunction barring penalties against business whose owners have religious objections to including contraception in their employee health coverage.
Court finds that states failed to prove they would suffer immediate harm once that part of the Obama administration’s health-care law is enacted.
‘There is no way out of the dilemma the (Obama health care) mandate forces upon us,’ says chancellor of the archdiocese.
Attorney for states opposing health-insurance law invokes Buckley case in arguing that preserving ‘half a loaf’ by finding part of law constitutional will spawn confusion.