Posts Tagged ‘Conscience Rights’
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
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
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
January 20, 2012
…But religious-affiliated organizations are not. Becket Fund lawsuits move forward.
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
October 13, 2011
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