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    Left-Wing Religious Group Circulating Pro-HHS Mandate Talking Points

    A left-wing religious organization is running a public-relations campaign in opposition to major Catholic groups as part of its ongoing efforts to promote President Obama’s health-care law. The group, Faith in Public Life, circulated a memo, embedded below, to members of the news media on June 7 offering a range … More

    The Battle for the American Conscience

    More than 80 plaintiffs in 23 different lawsuits are now challenging the HHS mandate that will require many religious institutions to provide health insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and other contraceptive services. At the heart of these lawsuits is whether the government’s purported interest in marginally increasing access to … More

    Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rallies: Our Rights Are Non-Negotiable

    Thousands of Americans are gathering today at 160 locations across the United States to peacefully protest the federal government’s coercive trampling on religious liberty through the Health and Human Services (HHS) anti-conscience mandate. Today’s Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rallies are a continuance of the events held on March 23 … More

    Top 5 Things the Administration Forgot to Tell Women About Obamacare

    Yesterday, the Obama Administration hosted a health care town hall that was intended to focus on Obamacare’s impact on women’s health. Top Obama Administration officials participated, including the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Kathleen Sebelius. The discussion was heavy on emotion and light on the … More

    Morning Bell: Catholic Institutions Sue to Stop Obamacare's Religious Liberty Violation

    Three years ago, the University of Notre Dame invited President Barack Obama to deliver a commencement address and conferred on him an honorary law degree. But on Monday, the university joined 42 other Catholic institutions in suing the Obama Administration over new Obamacare regulations that force religious institutions to pay … More

    Can You Hear Us Now? 43 Organizations Sue over HHS Mandate

    Twelve separate lawsuits were filed today in district courts around the country on behalf of 43 separate religious organizations against the Obamacare anti-conscience mandate. The complaints demand relief from the mandate that will force almost all employers to provide and pay for coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization regardless … More

    Fighting Irish Fight for Religious Freedom

    Today the University of Notre Dame filed a legal challenge against an Obamacare regulation that requires health care plans to include abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptives, and sterilization procedures. Many religious institutions, including Notre Dame, object on religious or moral grounds to providing, paying for, and/or facilitating insurance coverage that includes abortion-inducing … More

    Franciscan University Stands Strong for Faith and Freedom

    Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, recently announced that it would no longer offer a student health insurance plan because it cannot do so under Obamacare without violating its religious beliefs. At issue is the Obamacare “preventive services” mandate promulgated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The mandate … More

    Public Comments Overwhelmingly Oppose HHS Anti-Conscience Mandate

    The federal website Regulations.gov released the first round of public comments on the administration’s proposed anti-conscience mandate on Wednesday. The comments were overwhelmingly opposed to the measure: out of 211 comments submitted, only six, less than 3%, offered support for the mandate. The mandate would require all organizations that offer … More

    VIDEO: Rep. Gowdy's Religious Liberty Lesson for Secretary Sebelius

    Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made yet another embarrassing admission about the lack of constitutional analysis that went into the HHS anti-conscience mandate on Thursday. At a full committee hearing of the House Education and Workforce Committee Secretary Sebelius was repeatedly questioned by Representative Trey … More