Contraception Mandate

January 25, 2014

Supreme Court Injunction Protects Little Sisters

The religious health-care provider will not have to comply with the demands of the mandate while their case is being challenged in court.

October 1, 2013

Obamacare’s Abortion Mandate Gets Ready to Go

Planned Parenthood and other players in the U.S. abortion industry could profit from tens of thousands of taxpayer-subsidized abortions.

April 19, 2012

Why the Church Is Right About Life and Love

Janet Smith, Jennifer Fulwiler and Emily Stimpson weigh in on natural family planning and Catholic teaching against contraception.

March 27, 2012

Catholic Entities Undermine U.S. Bishops' Authority

In the case of the HHS contraception mandate, groups like the Catholic Health Association and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious have assumed authority where there is none, and the Obama administration has pounced on the opportunity to divide and conquer.

March 2, 2012

How Catholics Voted on the Blunt Amendment

More on the March 1 vote.

February 24, 2012

7 States and 5 Catholic Plantiffs Sue Over HHS Mandate

The lawsuit is the fifth and largest so far over the contraception rule.

February 24, 2012

Women to Obama: We Oppose HHS Mandate

About 2,300 signatures collected in less than a week.

February 22, 2012

Father, We're Ready for that Homily on Contraception Now

February 21, 2012

Ave Maria University Files Legal Challenge Against HHS Mandate

President Jim Towey, who once led President George W. Bush’s Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, defends the university against state intrusion.

February 10, 2012

Secularism's Toll on Catholic Americans

Father Robert Barron on HHS mandate: 'I would hope that American Catholics would argue against the Obama administration move, not only because they are Catholics, but also because they are Americans.'

February 10, 2012

Don't Be Deceived! Evil Obama Policy Now Even MORE Evil!

February 9, 2012

EWTN Files Suit to Block Contraception Mandate

The worldwide Catholic network asks the court to stop federal rule that requires it to pay for ‘immoral services.’

February 9, 2012

Bishops Were Not Invited to White House HHS Discussions

Bishop William Lori: "No one from the administration has approached the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops for discussions on this matter of a possible ‘compromise.’"

February 8, 2012

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February 7, 2012

Military Chaplains Instructed Not to Read Letter Against HHS Mandate

Archbishop Timothy Broglio says the Army defied his rights and chaplains' rights to free speech and free exercise of religion.

February 1, 2012

Inside the Mind of Evil: Obama Administration's HHS Decision

January 21, 2012

The Other Health-Care Mandate: Good Samaritan Turned Upside Down

President Obama’s latest move will certainly end up in federal court.

August 30, 2011

More Opposition to Contraception Mandate Comes From Obama-Supporting Catholics

Group of professors known for supporting the administration's policies calls for revisions.

August 23, 2011

Catholic Doctors Oppose Contraception Mandate

The St. Gianna Physicians' Guild launches online petition asking the Obama administration to remove contraceptive references from its health-care guidelines and to provide a conscience clause to protect religious freedom.