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Supreme Court votes in favor of Hobby Lobby

WASHINGTON (BP, TAB) — An “exhilarating victory for religious freedom” took place June 30 when the United States Supreme Court struck down a key mandate of the Affordable Care Act, ruling for the first time “closely held” companies may exercise their … Continue reading

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Pro-Hobby Lobby side remains hopeful

WASHINGTON (BP) — The U.S. Supreme Court contemplated the right of business owners to exercise their religious beliefs in the face of a government decree upon their companies during oral arguments in a case that is expected to have a … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby wins legal appeal

WASHINGTON (ABP) — The Southern Baptist owners of Hobby Lobby won’t have to pay millions of dollars in fines, thanks to a federal appeals court ruling June 27 allowing the Oklahoma-based retailer to proceed with its lawsuit challenging Obamacare. The 10th … 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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Hobby Lobby gets full court hearing

WASHINGTON (Becket Fund, March 29) — The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has granted Hobby Lobby’s petition for en banc hearing, agreeing to place Hobby Lobby’s appeal before the entire court rather than the usual three-judge panel. The full court … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby finds short-term way to avoid fines

OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) — Hobby Lobby says it has found a way to avoid for “several months” being penalized by the federal government for not covering abortion-inducing drugs in its employee health care plans. –30– To read more, visit http://www.thealabamabaptist.org.

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Mass. campus given to Christian foundation

NORTHFIELD, Mass. (RNS) — Christian institutions hoping to win a free campus in western Massachusetts might soon face competition from others who are willing to pay for it, according to terms of a year-end donation from the property’s billionaire owners. On … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby files suit against abortion mandate

WASHINGTON (BP) — Evangelical-owned Hobby Lobby has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration’s contraceptive/abortion mandate, becoming the largest business yet to take action against the rule and underscoring once again that the issue impacts more than just Catholics. With … Continue reading

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