Posts Tagged ‘HHS’

Sisters of Mercy v Burwell

November 4, 2016

Current Court: District Court for the District of North Dakota   Becket Role: Counsel   Related Issues: Individual Freedom, HHS Transgender Mandate  A new regulation issued by Health and Human Services (HHS) would force doctors to perform gender transition procedures on children, even if the doctor believes the procedure could harm the child. Any doctor Read More

Franciscan Alliance v. Burwell

November 3, 2016

Current Court: District Court for the Northern District of Texas  Becket Role: Counsel Related Issues: Individual Freedom, HHS Transgender Mandate  A new regulation issued by the Health and Human Services (HHS) would force doctors to perform gender transition porcedures on any child referred by a mental professional, even if the doctor believes the treatment or Read More

Reaching Souls v. Burwell

October 11, 2013

To defend their faith, an orphan care ministry, a Christian college, and a 100 year-old Baptist ministry are standing up to the government’s HHS mandate, which is forcing them to violate their beliefs or pay crippling IRS fines. Reaching Souls International is a nonprofit evangelistic ministry that has preached the Gospel to over 20 million Read More

East Texas Baptist University & Houston Baptist University v. Burwell

October 8, 2012

East Texas Baptist University and Houston 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 the HHS mandate, which forces them to violate their conscience or pay crippling fines. Baptists in America, by virtue Read More

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

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

VIDEO: The Truth Should Not Be A Secret

March 1, 2012

Debunking Top Myths in HHS Debate

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

EWTN v. Burwell

February 9, 2012

Thirty years ago, a cloistered nun named Mother Angelica started a small television network in her monastery garage to spread the teachings of the Catholic Church. Today, the network she started, Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), is suing the federal government for the right to remain faithful to those teachings. Government officials are trying to 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.

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