Healthcare Mandate
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No expedited Supreme Court hearing for Catholic nonprofits

Supreme Court
by Emily Belz
Posted 3/31/14, 11:40 am

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected two cases from Catholic nonprofits objecting to the contraceptive mandate, but their legal challenges will continue.

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Inside the Hobby Lobby case: Going to extremes

Q&A
by Nick Eicher
Posted 3/27/14, 09:38 am

Editor's note: Springtime snow fell on demonstrators outside the Supreme Court this week as lawyers battled inside over Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate. Matt Bowman serves as senior legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, which represents Conestoga Wood Specialties, co-defendant with Hobby Lobby in the case. Nick Eicher interviewed Bowman shortly after oral arguments concluded on Tuesday.

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Religious liberty under siege

Religious Liberty | Read this brief to understand the issues involved in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties Supreme Court case
by The Editors
Posted 3/15/14, 09:59 am

On March 25 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a monumental religious freedom case: It will consider for the first time whether companies have religious liberty under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The two companies that will come before the high court, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties, have Christian owners who don’t want to provide abortion-causing drugs under the “Affordable Care Act.” 

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