U.s. Constitution

September 15, 2014

Thousands Request That Oklahoma City Cancel Black Mass

An online petition drew more than 86,000 signatures in support of the Satanic event’s cancellation.

September 5, 2014

Obama Administration Drops Appeals in Three Mandate Cases

According to Alliance Defending Freedom, the U.S. Department of Justice dropped its appeals in The Seneca Hardwood Lumber Company v. Burwell, Armstrong v. Burwell and Briscoe v. Burwell cases.

July 3, 2014

Why We Serve: Religious Freedom and Catholic Service for the Poor

COMMENTARY

June 30, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby in HHS Case

In the closely watched decision, the high court ruled 5-4 this morning that closely held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage.

June 24, 2014

Archbishop Lori: The Church Must Be Free to Imitate Christ Through Service

The Baltimore archbishop encouraged the faithful to cultivate the gift of charity through the Eucharist.

May 6, 2014

Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer a Return to Common Sense

COMMENTARY: The 5-4 ruling Monday confirms that public prayer is constitutional in a country that has been rooted in the devotion since its founding.

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.

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