In a move that is considered to be a win for religious employers in the U.S., the Supreme Court has decided not to rule on the government’s controversial birth control mandate as it pertains to religious institutions and has sent the dispute back to the lower courts for resolution.
Both 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.
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.
Arguments 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.”
The time has finally come for the Little Sisters of the Poor to present their case before the U.S. Supreme Court which is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor who are facing IRS fines of tens of millions of dollars because they are refusing to include contraceptives in their employee health plan.
A federal court ruling issued yesterday which says the government cannot impose massive IRS fines on religious ministries for following their faith has now set the stage for cases such as the Little Sisters of the Poor to be heard at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against four Catholic institutions affiliated with the Archdiocese of New York, saying that being required to sign an opt-out form to avoid providing contraceptive coverage to their employees does not constitute a substantial burden on the exercise of their religion.
Listening to pro-abortion leaders and pundits these days might lead women to believe that a world without Planned Parenthood is a world without women’s health care – but nothing could be further from the truth.
For the second time in two years, the Little Sisters of the Poor are asking the Supreme Court to protect them from a government that is intent on forcing religious institutions to pay for medical services which violate their conscience.