Bishops Denounce Forcing CA Churches to Fund Abortion

capitolIn a press release issued yesterday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) denounced a decision by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to allow the state of California to force all health plans to cover elective abortions, and is calling for immediate passage of the Conscience Protection Act to remedy the situation.

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Feds Muscle Health Care Providers on Gender Issues

HHS mandateCommentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The Obama Administration is going full tilt when it comes to pressuring Americans into accepting the idea of gender identity and is now pressuring hospitals who receive Medicare and Medicaid funds into providing services based on a patient’s perceived gender or risk losing their funding.

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Little Sisters Case Moves Closer to Conclusion

little sisters of poorBoth sides of the lawsuit concerning the U.S. government’s controversial birth control mandate moved one-step closer to conclusion this week as the government and representatives of the Little Sisters filed court-ordered proposals for alternatives to the way the program is currently being run.

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New Hope for the Little Sisters?

Photo courtesy of The Becket Fund

Photo courtesy of The Becket Fund

The U.S. Supreme Court took an unusual step yesterday when they asked lawyers on both sides of the birth control mandate case involving the Little Sisters to submit proposals for how to provide the disputed drugs without violating the consciences of the faithful.

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Prayer Alert! HHS Mandate Case at SCOTUS Today!

HHS mandate fightArguments in one of the most pivotal cases of religious liberty in our lifetime will take place this morning when the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case involving 37 religious petitioners who are fighting Affordable Care Act’s controversial “birth control mandate.”

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