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The Supreme Court Is All Set To Hear The Next 'Hobby Lobby' Case

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

The sequel to last year's Hobby Lobby case is here. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear seven appeals from various religious organizatio...

Let's Not Bring The Pope Into The Next Hobby Lobby Controversy

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics

Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit Wednesday to the Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of nuns who are petitioning the Supreme Court t...

Pope Francis Visits Nuns Fighting Against Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

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America, The Next Hobby Lobby Case Is Heading For The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

A federal appeals court on Thursday became the first in the nation to rule that the so-called contraceptive accommodation under the Affordable Ca...

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care law unjustly burdens religiously affiliated e...

Supreme Court Throws Out Obamacare Contraception Ruling

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived religious objections by Catholic groups i...

Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling On Obamacare Contraception Mandate

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out an appeals court decision that went against the Unive...

Laura Bassett

Over-The-Counter Birth Control May Be A Game-Changer | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

About half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended. But if birth control pills were available over the counter and covered by insurance...

Jeffrey Young

The IUD Is Getting More Popular In America. Here's Why | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.10.2015 | Business

A birth control method that works more than 99 percent of the time is making a comeback after all but disappearing from America in the 1980s and 1990s...

Hunter Stuart

14 More Companies That Likely Will Deny Employees Birth Control | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business

Hobby Lobby was just one of dozens of for-profit companies that challenged Obamacare's so-called contraception mandate, which requires companies with ...

Jeffrey Young

The Accidental Reason Companies Like Hobby Lobby Control Our Health Care | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

The Supreme Court's ruling Monday that Hobby Lobby can refuse to cover contraception for workers is yet another reminder that our bosses have a lot of...

Hobby Lobby Still Covers Vasectomies And Viagra

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business

Hobby Lobby -- now free to drop emergency "morning after" pills and intrauterine devices from its workers' health insurance plans -- has given no indi...

SURVEY: Majority Supports Contraception Insurance Mandate

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion

(RNS) More than six in 10 Americans say publicly held corporations should be required to provide employees with health insurance plans that include no...

High Court Waits On New Birth Control Cases

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an early look at a challenge by religiously affiliated not-for-profit groups to the new health c...

Hobby Lobby Is About Much More Than Birth Control

Andrew Woodman | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Andrew Woodman

It's important to not get wrapped up in the contraception issue and pretend that this is a women's rights case. It is not. They could be morally opposed to widgets, and the legal argument would be the same.

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Struggles In Hobby Lobby Case With Question Of Companies' Religious Rights | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justices on the Supreme Court seemed to struggle Tuesday with the question of whether a private company can get out of a federal law by ...

Supreme Court Steps Into Battle Between Religious Rights And Reproductive Rights

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, March 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday considers whether business owners can object on ...

Reince Priebus Rebukes Huckabee's Libido Comments

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus on Monday criticized Mike Huckabee's controversial comments about women and birth control, saying H...

Laura Bassett

Mike Huckabee: Democrats Tell Women 'They Cannot Control Their Libido' | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) is so fed up with the anti-Republican "War on Women" narrative that he went on a rant Thursday, a...

Feds Push Back Against Sotomayor Contraception Action

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

(New throughout, adds details on legal argument) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. government as...

Obamacare Challenge Smacked Down

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

* Pennsylvania firm filed religion-based challenge * Ruling differs from earlier opinion in another court * Conflicting ...

Lumber Company Wins Exemption From Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Small Business

A family-owned lumber company in Pennsylvania seems to have beat Obamacare, for now. A federal district court judge ruled in favor of Seneca Hardw...

Laura Bassett

Contraception Mandate Likely Headed To Supreme Court | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

The number of lawsuits challenging the Obama administration's contraception coverage mandate climbed to 60 last week, and legal experts on both sides ...

Texas Considers Giving Tax Breaks For Violating Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

Texas may consider rewarding companies for violating a key Obamacare provision. State Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R) introduced a bill in the Texas Ho...

Court Rules Company Can Defy Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 02.28.2013 | Business

* Couple says contraceptives provision violates their faith * Court found "substantial burden" on religious exercise ...