The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued an “urgent alert” to the faithful, asking them to get behind the Health Care Conscience Rights Act before the birth control mandate takes effect on August 1.
In an interview with EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo, set to air tonight, former Governor Mitt Romney will announce that Cardinal Timothy Dolan will give the benediction at the Republican National Convention on the night he accepts the presidential nomination.
A chilling view of the upcoming battle for religious freedom took place in a U.S. district court last week when the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted a filing saying the government can and will compel a Catholic-owned family business to surrender their establishment if they refuse to offer insurance coverage that violates their religious beliefs.
Even though the present battle on the Hill is about President Barack Obama’s vow not to tax any family making less than $250,000 annually, if ObamaCare and its mandated taxing system is not repealed, the new health care law will more than cancel out all the good that could have been done for the middle class by extending the Bush tax cuts.
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
A federal judge has ruled that a couple from Central Pennsylvania have sufficient standing to challenge the controversial individual healthcare mandate in ObamaCare, making them the first individuals in the U.S. to be able to do so.