Thursday, 23 July 2015 13:26

Obamacare foes appeal to Supreme Court

After losing in a federal court of appeals, plaintiffs including GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention are taking their objections to Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate to the highest court in the land.

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Tuesday, 14 July 2015 15:09

Appeals court denies Obamacare challenge

The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today against groups including GuideStone Financial Services claiming a religious accommodation to the Affordable Care Act doesn’t adequately protect their religious liberty.

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The Obama administration released new rules Friday aimed at guaranteeing that female employees receive cost-free contraceptive insurance coverage while accommodating religious objections of their employers.

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The Southern Baptist Convention’s top spokesman for moral and religious liberty concerns says the high court made the right decision in reviving Notre Dame’s religious objections to required contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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A federal appeals court says certain employers allowed to opt out of required contraceptive coverage under Obamacare for religious reasons cannot prevent employees from receiving the coverage from a third party that does not object.

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Baptist reaction to the advance of gay marriage, racial justice, Obamacare and Ebola were among issues covered frequently in 2014 by Baptist News Global.

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A three-judge panel in Denver heard arguments about a preliminary injunction currently blocking the government from penalizing GuideStone Financial Resources for refusal to cover contraceptives in health plans as required by the Affordable Care Act.

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It’s an opportunity for the faith community to help make it work, say some Baptist health care administrators.

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The Southern Baptist Convention’s insurance provider says requiring the agency to indirectly provide insurance coverage for contraceptives violates religious beliefs that life begins at the moment of conception.

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Governors and legislatures turning down federal funding for Medicaid expansion for political reasons are denying health care to millions of Americans, faith leaders said in a conference call today.

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