Okla. AG: 'Founding Fathers Established System To Protect Us From This Type Of Federal Infringement On Religious Liberty'Oklahoma officials expressed support Tuesday for Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. as attorneys argued before the U.S. Supreme Court over the federal health care law's mandate that employers offer emergency contraceptives like the morning-after pill.
Roberts Suggests Contraception Requirement Forces Religious Business Owners To Violate Their ConscienceSeemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.
Judge Blocks Gov't From Forcing 4 Okla. Religious Schools To Abide By Obamacare's Birth Control MandateA federal judge has temporarily blocked the government from forcing four Oklahoma religious schools to abide by the federal health care law's mandate that their insurance coverage include access to the morning-after pill and similar contraceptives.
Dean: Employee Health Care Options Should Be 'In The Hands Of The Federal Government'Dean and Santorum discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case from Hobby Lobby and another business which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for coverage of certain forms of birth control for employees.
Notre Dame, Dozens Of Dioceses Sue Obama Administration Over Birth Control MandateThe University of Notre Dame is suing Obama administration officials over the mandate requiring most employers to cover birth control.
Biden: Administration 'Screwed Up' First Version Of Birth Control MandateVice President Biden told an audience at Iowa State University that the Obama administration “screwed up” its first version of the birth control mandate for religious institutions.
7 States File Challenge To Block Obama's Birth Control MandateSeven states asked a federal judge Thursday to block an Obama administration mandate that requires birth control coverage for employees of religious-affiliated hospitals, schools and outreach programs.
Religious Groups Outraged Over White House Birth Control MandateThe Obama administration's decision requiring church-affiliated employers to cover birth control was bound to cause an uproar among Roman Catholics and members of other faiths, no matter their beliefs on contraception.