Posts Tagged ‘HHS’
January 20, 2012
…But religious-affiliated organizations are not. Becket Fund lawsuits move forward.
December 22, 2011
Protestant and orthodox Jewish leaders join in opposition to HHS contraceptive mandate.
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 [...]
Health Care Reform and the HHS mandate on sterilization and all FDA-approved contraceptives (2010-present)
September 30, 2011
Attacks on freedom of conscience in the healthcare industry are accelerating. In August 2011, HHS published regulations that will soon require virtually every employer regardless of conscientious objection to fund contraceptives, sterilizations, and drugs that many believe are chemical abortions. HHS did create an exemption for so-called “religious employers.” But, in doing so, HHS chose [...]
August 24, 2011
The US government gives money to organizations that help human trafficking victims. Trafficking is a big problem; it’s extremely difficult to help the victims; and religious groups have always been on the front line (often alone). Now the Obama Administration is effectively cutting off funding to religious groups unless they are willing to endorse abortion. [...]
August 2, 2011
The Department of Health and Human Services released regulations on August 1 that require all health insurance policies in the country to include contraceptive coverage, which in HHS parlance also includes drugs that many religious people object to as abortifacients (e.g. the “Ella” drug). The regulations include an extremely narrow exemption for a limited class [...]