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Administration issues final contraceptive mandate rules in defiance of Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. (The Becket Fund) – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced July 10 that — despite losing repeatedly at the U.S. Supreme Court — it would continue trying to force religious nonprofits like the Little Sisters … Continue reading

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Supreme Court takes up contraceptive mandate, will rule on religious rights of corporations

WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Supreme Court announced Nov. 26 that it will decide whether for-profit businesses can be treated like religious entities in a politically and constitutionally freighted test of the Obama administration’s mandate that employers include free contraception coverage … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby awaits appeals decision

WASHINGTON (BP) — Hobby Lobby’s hopes for deliverance by July 1 from huge fines under the Obama administration’s abortion/contraception mandate now rest with eight federal appeals court judges. Lawyers representing the chain of arts and crafts stores and the federal government … Continue reading

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