Posts Tagged ‘Obama’
In today’s deeply divided America, who prays the ceremonial prayers is fast becoming a religio-political weathervane pointing in the direction cultural winds are blowing.
Directive means media won’t be exempt from conversations about violence, but it also suggests Hollywood, television networks and video-game makers won’t be a central part of the discussion.
Vice president met yesterday with other representatives from the entertainment industry, including Comcast Corp. and the Motion Picture Association of America.
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.
Fines are among the largest ever for a presidential campaign and stem from a series of missing notices for nearly 1,200 contributions totaling nearly $1.9 million.
Federal judge chides Obama administration for refusing to provide documents on drone strikes but says she has no authority to order them disclosed.
Expect Congress to revisit the free-speech and free-press issues surrounding news sources and the leaking of secrets and classified documents.
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.
Capping a 13-year effort by supporters of whistleblower rights, the new law closes loopholes created by court rulings that had removed protections for federal workers.
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.
Official says tax agency has suspended audits of churches suspected of breaching federal restrictions on political activity.