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‘Height of Hypocrisy’: Hobby Lobby 401(k) Invests in Birth Control Makers

The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs.

04/02/2014

President Obama and Pope Francis exchange gifts during a private meeting at the Vatican. (AFP PHOTO POOL/ GABRIEL BOUYS)

President Obama And Pope Francis Find Common Ground And Divisions

The two focused publicly on their mutual respect and shared concern for the poor.

03/27/2014

Prefect of the Pontifical House and former personal secretary of Pope Benedict XVI, Georg Ganswein, receives President Barack Obama as he arrives at the San Damaso courtyard for a meeting with Pope Francis on March 27, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. (credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Obama Gives Pope Fruit, Vegetable Seeds Used In White House Garden

They speak the same economic language, focused on inequality and the plight of the underprivileged. One’s a spiritual leader; the other a political one. One’s popularity is stratospheric. The other, well, not so much.

03/27/2014

Demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over Birth Control Rule

The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers’ religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.

03/25/2014

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Health Law Birth Control Coverage Before Justices

The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama’s health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

03/23/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Notre Dame In Obamacare Birth Control Mandate Case

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the University of Notre Dame in a case over parts of the federal health care law that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that covers contraceptives.

02/22/2014

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Several Catholic Organizations File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Obamacare’s Birth-Control Mandate

Catholic organizations in Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the birth-control coverage requirement in federal government’s health care overhaul.

01/31/2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Huckabee: Dems Telling Women ‘They Cannot Control … Their Reproductive System’ Without Government Help

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee told fellow Republicans on Thursday that rival Democrats were trying to win over female voters by promising them birth control.

01/23/2014

President Barack Obama addresses the Notre Dame University graduating class of 2009 during the 164th commencement ceremonies of the University of Notre Dame in the Joyce Center on May 17, 2009 in South Bend, Ind. (credit: Jeff Haynes- Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects Notre Dame’s Injunction Over Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

A federal judge said he doesn’t think the University of Notre Dame will succeed in its challenge to a federal health care law requirement that it provide students and employee health plans that cover birth control.

12/24/2013

The Supreme Court has turned away a Christian university's attempt to overturn a key part of the Obama administration's health care law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ends Liberty Univ. Suit Over Health Law, Contraception Requirements

The Supreme Court has turned away a Christian university’s attempt to overturn a key part of the Obama administration’s health care law.

12/02/2013

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