Orthodox rabbis, Roman Catholics and Southern Baptists are among groups filing legal briefs Aug. 24 supporting an order of nuns who claim a new health care law forces them to violate tenets of their faith.

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Monday, 24 August 2015 11:52

Injunction extended in contraceptive case

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that it would keep in place a preliminary injunction protecting plaintiffs including GuideStone Financial Resources from being forced to implement Obamacare.

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A friend-of-the-court brief says states have an interest in protecting the religious beliefs of nonprofit organizations.

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Religious nonprofits cannot block their employees from getting contraceptive services as part of their insurance coverage, says the most recent of seven federal appeals courts rejecting challenges to Obamacare.

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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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