Healthcare Mandate
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High court will hear nonprofit Obamacare cases

Religious Liberty | The Supreme Court grants seven appeals from nonprofits objecting to the contraceptive and abortifacient mandate
by Emily Belz
Posted 11/06/15, 04:23 pm

Today the U.S. Supreme Court surprised nonprofits challenging the contraceptive and abortifacient mandate by granting all seven of their petitions a hearing.

The court will consolidate the seven cases into one argument, considering whether the mandate is an intolerable burden on nonprofits as it was for the for-profit companies in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. This is a remarkable turn of events, after nonprofits had a losing streak at the circuit level and fretted about getting their cases before the high court.

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Midday Roundup: Obama jabs Supreme Court on healthcare case

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/08/15, 11:53 am

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Lawmakers fight to close abortion insurance coverage loophole

Abortion
by Courtney Crandell
Posted 3/10/15, 11:20 am

The United States has historically upheld the right for businesses, organizations, and individuals to refuse funding abortions. But following the passage of Obamacare and its contraceptive mandate, threats against this right have increased. 

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