HHS mandate

The Latest

Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Little Sisters to Supreme Court: Don't make us pick between faith and the poor

Jan 6, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Religious sisters should not be forced to choose between caring for the poor and obeying their conscience, the Little Sisters... Read more

Crowd of people.

The 'tyranny of uniformity': will the US have a diverse public square in the future?

Nov 19, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The case of the Little Sisters of the Poor before the Supreme Court may determine if the United States will... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court to hear HHS mandate case for Little Sisters, other non-profits

Nov 6, 2015

The Supreme Court will hear legal challenges to the federal contraception mandate brought by numerous non-profit groups, including the Little... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Five federal judges rebuke court: don’t tell the Little Sisters how to be Catholic

Sep 4, 2015

In an unusual move, five federal judges have said their court should have given greater attention to the Little Sisters... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court protects Pennsylvania charities from HHS mandate

Jun 30, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order protecting a group of Pennsylvania religious institutions from being required by the... Read more

Notre Dame University.

Six years after Notre Dame speech, Obama's 'common ground' claim questioned

May 1, 2015

Knights of Columbus head Carl Anderson questioned the Obama Administration’s policies in a speech at Notre Dame University, six years... Read more

The University of Notre Dame's Golden Dome.

Touchdown! Notre Dame scores big on HHS mandate at Supreme Court

Mar 9, 2015

By Matt Hadro

In a potentially groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court nullified a federal court ruling against the University of Notre Dame on... Read more

Mother Loraine Maguire and the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Little Sisters in court: Don't stop our ministry of serving the dying poor

Dec 8, 2014

By Mary Farrow

The Little Sisters of the Poor asked an appeals court Monday to shield them from the federal contraception mandate, saying... Read more

Birth Control.

Court rejects Catholic concerns about new contraception mandate rules

Nov 14, 2014

A U.S. appeals court ruled Friday against Catholic organizations with objections to the Obama administration’s latest opt-out rules for mandated... Read more

Michael Warsaw, EWTN's chairman of the board, speaking at a June, 2014 conference.

Three US states back EWTN religious liberty lawsuit

Aug 5, 2014

Alabama, Georgia, and Florida each filed legal briefs on Monday in support of EWTN in a lawsuit over the HHS... Read more

Hobby Lobby ruling aids Michigan woman's lawsuit

Jul 11, 2014

Following the Hobby Lobby decision upholding religious freedom, a woman business owner has secured a court injunction against the HHS... Read more

US. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court upholds religious freedom for Hobby Lobby

Jun 30, 2014

On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby and similar employers cannot be forced to comply with... Read more

Hundreds of Catholic employers win exemption from HHS mandate

Jun 5, 2014

A federal court has ruled that the Catholic Benefits Association and its hundreds of employer members are exempt from a... Read more

Legal challenge to abortion drug mandate draws allies

May 30, 2014

Foes of federal rules requiring free insurance coverage of abortion-causing drugs and devices have filed legal briefs in support of... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Contraception mandate case argued at US Supreme Court

Mar 25, 2014

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a challenge to the Affordable Care Act touching on the federal government’s... Read more

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and CEO of EWTN.

EWTN hopeful after Supreme Court ruling on Little Sisters

Jan 25, 2014

News that the U.S. Supreme Court has granted an exemption from the contraception mandate to the Little Sisters of the... Read more

University of Notre Dame. Golden Dome.

Notre Dame, FOCUS lawsuits challenge contraception mandate

Dec 5, 2013

Lawsuits from the University of Notre Dame and the Fellowship of Catholic University Students are challenging the HHS mandate for... Read more

Dr. Anthony Tersigni speaks with CNA on Nov. 22, 2013

Doctor warns that religious identity in healthcare at risk

Nov 26, 2013

By Elise Harris

The president of the leading Catholic healthcare system in the U.S. has revealed that the requirements of the HHS mandate... Read more

HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius listens as President Obama announces the contraceptive mandate, Jan. 12, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Catholic groups file suit in DC court against HHS mandate

Oct 23, 2013

Catholic organizations in Washington, D.C., and Thomas Aquinas College, have filed a suit against the Obama administration, asking for a... Read more