Today’s Supreme Court decision is far more complex than has been reported in press accounts and by other organizations. It is our intention to release an analysis as soon as possible. Stay tuned!Continue reading "Supreme Court rules 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby in decision authored by Justice Alito"
By Dave Andrusko For the last post of the day, I’d like to revisit two stories we ran Tuesday. In February when Belgium legalized the euthanasia of children, we all knew two things. The “protections/safeguards” weren’t worth a plug nickel and that the virus would quickly spread. I don’t know enough about Scotland to …Continue reading "The “unthinkable” comes to Scotland while the U.S. Supreme Court is about to rule in a battle over religious freedom"
By Dave Andrusko Ever since the Supreme Court appeared to be receptive to a challenge to the Obama mandate which compels employers to provide health coverage for drugs and procedures to which they have moral or religious objections, I’ve followed with great anticipation how one of the plaintiffs would be portrayed. Both Hobby Lobby …Continue reading "Attacks on Hobby Lobby escalate as time of Supreme Court decision rapidly approaches"
By Dave Andrusko Leading up to and coming out of the oral arguments delivered to the United States Supreme Court yesterday, there’ve been a tremendous number of very thoughtful explanations of what is really going on with the HHS mandate which compels employers to provide health coverage for drugs and procedures to which they …Continue reading "The Obama Administration’s hostility to religious believers who disagree with the mandate"
By Dave Andrusko In a widely anticipated case, the Supreme Court this morning heard two challenges consolidated into one case that are contesting the HHS mandate which compels employers to provide health coverage for drugs and procedures to which they have moral or religious objections. Each side was given 45 minutes to present its …Continue reading "Supreme Court hears oral arguments in challenge to Obama Mandate"
By Dave Andrusko Next week, Tuesday to be specific, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in what may well be the most watched cases of this term: the hugely controversial HHS mandate which compels employers to provide health coverage for drugs and procedures to which they have moral or religious objections. This represents …Continue reading "Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obama Mandate next week"
Amicus Briefs Supporting Religious Freedom Outnumber Government by almost 3-1 Editor’s note. The following was distributed by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. At issue is the controversial HHS mandate that compels employers, including religious groups, to provide health coverage for drugs and procedures to which they have moral or religious objections. Washington, D.C. …Continue reading "Hobby Lobby Gains Diverse and Widespread Support at Supreme Court"
By Dave Andrusko Here is the first of what may be many ripple effects from the Supreme Court’s decision last week to hear two lawsuits challenging the HHS mandate which compels employers to provide health coverage for drugs and procedures to which they have moral or religious objections. “Randy Reed Automotive v. Sebelius” is …Continue reading "HHS Mandate stayed for Missouri business until Supreme Court issues its opinion in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp v. Sebelius"
By Dave Andrusko A brief update of a story National Right to Life News Today ran last week—“Supreme Court to consider soon whether to review HHS mandate, Obama Administration has had ‘a losing record in the lower courts.’” We are now on the eve of the “soon.” On Tuesday the Justices will review four …Continue reading "Justices to decide Tuesday whether to review lawsuits challenging HHS Mandate"
Editor’s note. The following includes information sent out in a release by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Last month the Obama Administration asked the United States Supreme Court to take up the case of Hobby Lobby, a chain of more than 500 arts and crafts stores. Today Hobby Lobby asked the court to review …Continue reading "Hobby Lobby joins Obama Administration in asking Supreme Court to Take Its Appeal"
By Dave Andrusko Seems like hardly a month goes by that there is not some judicial decision on the Health and Human Services mandate that flows out of ObamaCare. The HHS mandate are regulations adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services under a provision of ObamaCare that force employers to purchase health insurance …Continue reading "Hobby Lobby wins preliminary injunction against HHS mandate"
By Dave Andrusko Faced with the prospect of business-killing $1.3 million per day in penalties, Hobby Lobby is attempting to find a way around the time limit for compliance with the Obama mandate while it continues its battle in court. Peter Dobelbower, general counsel for the privately held retail chain, said in a statement issued …Continue reading "Hobby Lobby shifts date of health plan in attempt to avoid potential penalties from HHS Mandate"