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    Heritage’s Salvatori Prize Goes to Families Fighting for Religious Freedom

    NEW ORLEANS — Two days after the Supreme Court heard arguments in defense of religious liberty against a controversial Obamacare mandate, The Heritage Foundation awarded its Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship to the two families who brought the suits—the Greens and the Hahns. The presentation was made during a luncheon at the Sheraton New … More

    A Temporary Medicare SGR “Patch” Is Better Than Permanent Deficits

    House Speaker John Boehner (R–OH) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–NV) have just reached an agreement on a temporary, 12-month Medicare “doc fix” that would block a 24 percent cut in Medicare physician payment, which was scheduled to go into effect on April 1. It would also keep Medicare … More

    Pope Francis Is Meeting Obama Tomorrow. But They’ll Never Be Besties.

    President Obama and Pope Francis aren’t likely to be best friends forever after they meet tomorrow—despite some journalists’ excitement over the event. “Obama To Find Ally On Justice In First Meeting With Pope Francis,” is The Huffington Post headline for a Reuters piece. “When Pope Francis meets President Obama, expect … More

    Obamacare's March 31 Deadline Extended

    With the March 31 deadline to enroll in Obamacare’s federal insurance marketplace quickly approaching, the Obama administration announced Tuesday night it would give Americans extra time to finish their applications. The Washington Post is reporting that applicants will have until mid-April under the administration’s new rules. It marks the latest … More

    WATCH: Religious Liberty Goes to the Supreme Court

    Passionate advocates on both sides of the issue showed up outside the Supreme Court this morning as the justices heard arguments in two cases in which businesses owned by Christian families are challenging a controversial Obamacare rule. Lawyers for Hobby Lobby, owned by the Greens, and Conestoga Wood Specialties, owned … More

    This Court Case Could Knock Out One of the Most Important Parts of Obamacare

    While media attention is focused on the Hobby Lobby case before the Supreme Court, there is another important Obamacare case being heard today before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Federal courts don’t just issue decisions on constitutional grounds. They also interpret and apply … More

    Obamacare Architects Contradict Each Other on the Future of Job-Based Insurance Coverage

    Only months after Obamacare supporters stressed that the health law would have minimal impact on employer-based health insurance, a key architect of the health law predicts “an end of employer-sponsored insurance.” Speaking recently to The New York Times about his new book, Ezekiel Emanuel estimates that workers who receive health … More

    Freedom Is Everyone’s Business—Not the Government’s

    The Supreme Court is currently embroiled in oral arguments over one of the most important religious liberty issues in recent years: Hearing challenges to Obamacare’s mandate to provide potentially life-ending drugs and devices. The high-stakes cases—brought by the Green family who own Hobby Lobby and the Hahn family who run … More

    This New Obamacare Regulation Could Affect You

    Sunday will mark the fourth anniversary of the launch of the SS Obamacare packed with 300 million Americans in steerage, about half of whom had to be forcibly dragged aboard. Nearly six months ago — October 1, 2013, to be precise — the great ship steamed into the Sea of … More

    WATCH: Tough Questions on Religious Freedom, Abortion Drugs

    Two cases before the Supreme Court are not about limiting a woman’s freedom to buy birth control, as they have been widely mischaracterized, but about challenging the government’s power to force Americans to violate their religious beliefs, a Heritage Foundation analyst said in an interview with The Foundry. Sarah Torre, … More