Posts Tagged ‘HHS mandate’

Reaching Souls v. Burwell

October 11, 2013

Church Benefits Provider and Ministries File Class-Action Lawsuit Against Controversial HHS Mandate Washington, D.C. – On October 11, 2013, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty together with the national law firm Locke Lord LLP filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of three non-profit religious organizations who cannot comply with the federal government’s mandate that they Read More

Pending December Hearing, Religious Colleges Submit Final Brief to D.C. Circuit

November 19, 2012

Wheaton and Belmont Abbey colleges call for relief from HHS mandate

Houston Baptist University & East Texas Baptist University v. Burwell

October 8, 2012

UPDATE Aug. 10, 2015: 16 States, Religious Groups ask Supreme Court to take this case  Amicus Briefs available here   Houston Baptist University and East Texas Baptist University and have a few things in common: Both are Christian liberal arts colleges in Texas, both hold faith central to their educational missions,and both are standing up to Read More

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2012-2014)

September 11, 2012

UPDATE: On June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a landmark victory for religious liberty, ruling 5-4 in favor of David and Barbara Green and their family business, Hobby Lobby. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. began out of founder David Green’s garage and has grown from one 300-square-foot store to more than 550 stores across Read More

Wheaton College v. Burwell

July 18, 2012

Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.) is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous liberal arts college and graduate school noted for its consistent ranking among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Wheaton College’s mission is to “serve Jesus Christ and advance His Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to Read More

How Will the Supreme Court’s Decision Impact the HHS Mandate?

June 14, 2012

Unless the entire act is struck down, the HHS cases move forward.  Learn more here.

Hannah Smith of the Becket Fund on the O’ Reilly Factor

April 26, 2012

Hannah Smith discusses the HHS Mandate as a religious liberty and woman’s issue on the O’Reilly Factor.

Ave Maria University v. Burwell

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

Obama Administration Responds to Contraception Lawsuit: “Please Look the Other Way”

February 17, 2012

No attempt to defend the constitutionality of mandate

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