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    Hobby Lobby Wins Major Victory Against Obamacare Mandate

    Late this afternoon, a federal court granted a major victory to the Green family and Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., issuing the company a temporary restraining order to the coercive Obamacare mandate that requires employers to provide coverage of abortion-inducing drugs. The ruling comes just one day after a lengthy opinion … More

    Congress: Obamacare Assaults Religious Freedom

    Obamacare’s threats to religious freedom were denounced on the floor of the House of Representatives this week. “All we’re asking is to take us back to where our Founding Fathers had us from the beginning,” said Representative Diane Black (R–TN). “[P]eople came here to be able to practice their deeply … More

    Online Chat on Religious Freedom

    The part of Obamacare that has been getting the most attention is the individual mandate that was recently ruled a tax by the Supreme Court. That isn’t the only onerous provision resulting from Obamacare, though. The HHS Mandate that requires nearly all insurance to cover abortion drugs, contraception and sterilization–regardless … More

    Obamacare’s Legal Battles Continue in HHS Mandate Cases

    This morning, the Supreme Court didn’t just miss the opportunity to protect individual liberty. It also failed to defend religious freedom. The Court’s ruling to uphold Obamacare doesn’t mean the law has cleared its legal challenges, however. Twenty-three federal lawsuits against Obamacare’s Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate—which goes into … More

    Revolutionary Sermons That Rang with "Notes of Freedom"

    Today is the first Sunday of the Fortnight for Freedom, a two-week celebration of religious liberty in America. Church leaders, and preachers especially, have played an important role in our nation’s struggle for and preservation of this “first freedom.” In 1833, the American Quarterly Register articulated the important role that … More

    Public Comments on the Obama Administration’s "Accommodation": Rescind the Mandate

    “Rescind the mandate.” That is the demand of many public comments submitted by individuals and groups on the Obama Administration’s proposed “accommodation” to the Obamacare anti-conscience mandate. In the midst of widespread outcry over the Administration’s mandate that nearly all insurance providers must cover abortion drugs and contraception, the Department … 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

    Virginia Protects Adoption Agencies’ Religious Liberty

    Virginians witnessed an important victory for religious liberty last week. On Monday, Governor Bob McDonnell (R) signed legislation that affirms the conscience rights of the state’s religiously affiliated adoption agencies. The new law protects private adoption agencies from being forced “to perform, assist, counsel, recommend, consent to, refer, or participate … More

    Alabama Joins Fight Against the “Unconscionable” HHS Mandate

    Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) has found a new ally in its fight against the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate’s coercive requirement that almost all employers, regardless of religious belief, provide and pay for coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization. Earlier this month, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange … More