Posts Tagged ‘Conscience Rights’

Morr-Fitz v. Blagojevich

June 21, 2012

Americans who work in the healthcare field often do so out of concern for their fellow citizens.  They hope to use their careers to both make a living and make a difference in the lives of those who need their help. Given the high costs of healthcare, you might think that governments would encourage people Read More

VIDEO: The Truth Should Not Be A Secret

March 1, 2012

Debunking Top Myths in HHS Debate

Ave Maria University v. Sebelius

February 20, 2012

Jim Towey, President of Ave Maria University, knows first-hand the immense value religious people of all faiths bring to the public square and is determined to stop the Administration’s efforts to push them to the margins.  Towey worked with Mother Teresa for 12 years, and saw her establish AIDs clinics and homeless shelters, then served Read More

Protecting Rights of Conscience — Stormans v. Selecky (Hannah Smith in the Deseret News)

February 7, 2012

On Feb. 1, a federal court near Seattle, Wash., heard closing arguments in a case about the right of conscience, a fundamental American principle (Stormans, Inc. v. Selecky). That right is the freedom from governmental coercion to violate one’s religious convictions. A pharmacy owned for four generations by the Stormans family (Ralph’s Thriftway) and two Read More

Churches Are Exempt From U.S. Requirement to Cover Contraception, HHS Says

January 20, 2012

…But religious-affiliated organizations are not.  Becket Fund lawsuits move forward.

NRO: Pharmacists’ Conscience Rights on Trial

December 9, 2011

Conscience rights battled out in federal court.

Gov. Gregoire vs. Religious Liberty

November 30, 2011

America’s struggling economy can’t afford more boarded up businesses, just because some in government power find conscience protections unsavory.

Belmont Abbey College v. Sebelius (2011-Current)

November 10, 2011

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty represents Belmont Abbey College, a Catholic liberal arts college founded by Benedictine monks, in a lawsuit against the federal government to protect Belmont Abbey’s right to be true to its principles.  As a Catholic college, Belmont Abbey teaches that contraception, sterilization, and abortion are against God’s law. So in Read More

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