Posts Tagged ‘free exercise’

Colorado Christian University v. Burwell

December 22, 2011

Colorado Christian University is the first interdenominational Christian college to challenge in federal court a new Obamacare mandate that requires private employers to pay for abortifacients in their group health plans.  Colorado Christian joined the monks at Belmont Abbey College pushing back against government intrusion into personal religious convictions that is unprecedented in the health Read More

Locke v. Davey (2004)

December 16, 2011

The Supreme Court held that the State of Washington did not violate the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause by forbidding the use of state-funded scholarship money to receive degrees in devotional theology. Chief Justice Rehnquist’s majority opinion took note of the Becket Fund’s brief, which highlighted the anti-Catholic bigotry behind state Blaine Amendments.  (State Blaine Read More

Yoder v. Morristown, New York (2006 – 2013)

July 27, 2011

A community of Swartzentruber Amish has been living peaceably in Morristown, New York for decades, and though they practice a traditional form of the Amish faith, they had never had trouble obtaining building permits or legally maintaining their homes and property.  This changed in 2006 when the Amish began to receive tickets from the town Read More

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