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    Setting Biden Straight on Obamacare's Anti-Conscience Mandate

    Vice President Biden didn’t get the story quite straight. As the Obama Administration reels from the backlash for Obamacare’s anti-conscience mandate that forces religious employers to provide coverage and pay for abortion-inducing drugs, Biden yesterday set out to convince America that the Administration has a “new” version of the mandate … More

    Video: Conscience Lost in Vast Verbal Oceania of Obamacare

    Efforts to repel the Obama Administration’s attack on liberty of conscience suffered a setback today on the floor of the U.S. Senate, but in the process kept alive an issue on which an extraordinary variety of Americans are willing to continue fighting – and with good reason. The core hubris … More

    Senate Fails to Stop Obamacare from Fining the Good Samaritan

    Today the U.S. Senate failed to save religious liberty from Obamacare’s collision course with freedom. The Senate blocked, by a vote of 51-48, a bipartisan amendment introduced by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) that would have preserved the religious liberty American individuals and institutions have enjoyed until this latest Obamacare mandate … More

    Rep. Sandy Adams Takes on NLRB, Seeks to Safeguard Employees' Privacy

    U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams (R-FL) is taking aim at a possible rule from the National Labor Relations Board that she believes infringes on the constitutional freedoms of American workers. Speaking at Heritage’s Bloggers Briefing, Adams explained why she introduced the Keeping Employees Emails and Phones Secure Act. She said the … More

    Obamacare Mandate: Fighting for Our First Freedom All Over Again

    Today, the House Judiciary Committee held a full committee hearing to investigate the Obama administration’s unprecedented overreach through the latest Obamacare mandate’s assault on religious liberty. Asma Uddin, an attorney with The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, testified at the hearing on the administration’s insulting disregard for the right to … More

    Women Speak Out: Obamacare Mandate Tramples on Religious Liberty

    Anyone who hasn’t heard the women’s voices speaking out against the Obamacare anti-conscience mandate over the past few weeks hasn’t been listening very well. Yesterday, to make sure they’re heard, women from diverse backgrounds gathered at Heritage to join their voices with countless others in dispelling the myths about mandate … More

    Obamacare: Pay No Attention to Mandate Behind Curtain of Spin

    In yet another slight to rule of law, the Obama Administration has asked a federal court to put a press conference pronouncement above official regulation. Last week, the Department of Justice filed a legal response to one of numerous lawsuits currently challenging the constitutionality of the Obamacare anti-conscience mandate. The … More

    Ike-Like Resolve Needed to Ensure Indonesian Religious Liberty

    Indonesians are proud of the respect for pluralism and tolerance embedded in their constitution. Indeed, Indonesia is largely tolerant of religious differences. Unfortunately, it is not yet fully governed by its constitution. Case in point: the continuing saga of GKI Yasmin church in Bogor, West Java. In the early 2000s, … More

    Opposition to Anti-Conscience Mandate Continues

    In Obamacare’s collision course with Americans’ freedom, one of the first casualties is religious liberty. Despite the Administration’s obfuscating press comments, the finalized preventive services mandate changed nothing from the interim rule. It put into law the requirement that many religious employers violate their deeply held beliefs by paying for … More

    Obama Administration Refuses Again to Protect Religious Liberty

    President Obama talked the talk but then blatantly refused to walk the walk on the freedom of religious institutions from the Obamacare statute’s mandate for group health insurance coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptives, and sterilization.  The Obama Administration continues to trample on religious liberty by issuing rules that require many … More