U.s. Constitution

March 18, 2014

Atheist Organization Sets Its Sights on WTC Cross

COMMENTARY

March 12, 2014

Group of 200 Catholic Employers Sues to Block HHS Mandate

The lawsuit, from an association that represents more than 19,000 employees nationwide, charges that the Affordable Care Act compels the violation of religious beliefs.

January 14, 2014

‘USA Today’ to Obama: Leave the Little Sisters Alone

The daily newspaper’s editors call the administration’s effort ‘a political loser.’

August 20, 2013

Catholic League Petition Demands End to HHS Mandate

The organization’s president, Bill Donohue, argues the Obama administration must scrap the HHS mandate now that repeated fixes have failed.

August 12, 2013

Charles LiMandri: Lawyer on the Front Lines of the Culture Wars

The counselor who defended the Proposition 8 petition drive and the Mount Soledad Cross case in court takes the helm of his own firm.

July 26, 2013

Archbishop Broglio Discusses Challenges for Catholics in the Armed Forces

The head of the Archdiocese for the Military Services reiterates his concern for greater conscience protection.

July 25, 2013

Lawyer Brothers Sue to Overturn HHS’ Contraception Mandate

Michael and Shaun Willis are the latest to file a lawsuit alleging the federal government has violated their constitutional right to religious freedom.

July 9, 2013

U.S. Bishops: Concerns Remain Over Final Contraception Mandate

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York explains in a July 3 statement that, based on a preliminary analysis of the mandate, there’s no reason for the Church to stop fighting for religious freedom.

April 23, 2013

Guns vs. Gun Control

COMMENTARY

April 18, 2013

Religious Freedom vs. Totalitarianism

COMMENTARY

January 7, 2013

Notre Dame Mandate Lawsuit Dismissed as Premature

A federal judge ruled the Catholic university lacks standing to challenge the contraceptive mandate because of the Obama administration’s promise to amend the regulation.

December 21, 2012

Remembering Judge Bork (1927-2012)

COMMENTARY: An Ave Maria colleague recalls Robert Bork's impact in the classroom.

December 17, 2012

Contraception Mandate Challenge Reaches Appeals Court

In a case involving Belmont Abbey College, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has become the first federal appellate court to hear arguments surrounding the federal contraception mandate.

December 12, 2012

Mennonite-Owned Wood Manufacturer Sues Over Contraception Mandate

‘Forcing Americans to surrender long-standing, deeply-held principles in order to own and run a business is not merely troubling but unnecessary and unconstitutional,’ the company’s president says.

December 11, 2012

Supreme Court Set to Hear Prop. 8 and DOMA Cases

Both sides in the struggle over the legal definition of marriage are enthusiastic about their courtroom prospects, but the high court could steer clear of passing definitive judgment on the issue.

November 30, 2012

Plaintiffs Seek to Block California Law Banning ‘Reparative Therapy’ for Minors

State law’s supporters say therapy to change orientation is dangerous, but plaintiffs allege that the ban violates the rights of minors who seek help with unwanted same-sex attraction.

November 29, 2012

Missouri Business Granted Injunction Against HHS Mandate

The company’s Catholic owner says the contraceptive mandate violates his religious freedom by forcing him to provide insurance coverage for morally objectionable drugs and procedures.

November 27, 2012

Supreme Court Directs Appeals Court to Address Challenge to HHS Mandate

The Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals must examine the claim that mandated coverage of abortion-inducing drugs violates religious freedom, but ruling offers no assurance that justices will take up the case.

October 31, 2012

North Dakota Bishop Stands by Pastoral Letter on Election

His call to vote in accordance with a properly formed conscience wasn’t directed against specific candidates, Bishop Kagan explains.

October 18, 2012

Religious Freedom (Briefly) Surfaces During Debates, Stirring Frustration

Where the HHS mandate stands in the midst of pre-election sound bites and strategy.

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