Trump Administration settles suit brought by defenders of religious liberties who fought Obama Mandate

By Dave Andrusko What a difference an election makes–a truism that is borne out almost monthly. Pro-lifers recall the infamous Obama mandate issued by the Department of Health and Human Services under a provision of ObamaCare that required employers — even those with deeply held religious objections — to provide health coverage for drugs and …

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“Everyday Ethics” and the Pro-Life Community

By Dave Andrusko This will be a short post because, frankly, I do not have the time to do a lengthy search on what Randy Cohen has to say about abortion and the rights of religious conscience. I bring up Cohen, formerly “The Ethicist” for the New York Times, because he has a book out, …

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“Fortnight for Freedom” Begins Two Weeks of Prayer and Public Education

By Dave Andrusko And so it begins. Today Catholics around the country are participating in a “Fortnight for Freedom.” Critics (never any shortage of them) dismiss the two weeks of “prayer, study, catechesis, and public action” as merely politics in disguise to deny women “choice.” They ask, what could President Obama possibly have done to …

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A revealing discussion as Rep. Gowdy asks HHS Secretary Sebelius about the Obama Mandate and its impact on religious liberties

By Dave Andrusko Thanks to NRLC’s Federal Legislative Department, I am able to share with you an illuminating exchange that took place this morning. In a little over five minutes the dialogue between Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told us a great deal about how cavalierly the Obama Administration treats religious …

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