Topic: employers

After losing in the Hobby Lobby v Burwell Supreme Court case earlier this summer, the Obama administration has just issued new rules for the notorious “HHS Mandate,” the Obamacare provision that r ... discuss

by Katrina Trinko, The Daily Signal: Planned Parenthood Action Fund released today a t-shirt designed by actress Scarlett Johansson that targets the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.The front o ... discuss

Sacramento, Calif., Aug 26, 2014 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid backlash from religious liberty and education advocates, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has ordered abortion coverage in he ... discuss

On "Women's Equality Day," Governor Quinn signed pregnant moms bill into law CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn agreed with the Illinois General Assembly Tuesday, "Women's Equality Day" tha ... discuss

It was disorienting when contraception suddenly became a political issue at the behest of Democrats during the Republican presidential primaries of 2012. Now, it is clear why that happened (in additi ... discuss

Yesterday, North Carolina Right to Life, the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization, endorsed North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis for the U.S. Senate. With its endorsement, North ... discuss

by Stephen Moore: America has a deficit of workers. Willing workers. Capable workers. Skilled, or at least semi-skilled workers, who can do a job and do it well. There are at least one million jobs ... discuss

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  Culture News BREAKING: California to force Catholic universities to buy elective abortion insurance   Susan Michelle Tyrell  ... discuss

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  In the wake of the recent Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, the Illinois ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-22-14) – Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest said that the “new” HHS mandate announced today continues to violate American conscience ... discuss

Today the Obama Administration released its eighth revision to the Health and Human Service (HHS) Mandate. The mandate has been at the heart of dozens of legal battles because ... discuss

Also saved in OneNote The Department of Health and Human Services issued on Friday new rules regarding its contraception mandate, which address both non-profits and closely held for-profit entities. ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 22, 2014 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Department of Health and Human Services issued on Friday new rules regarding its contraception mandate, which address both non-profits an ... discuss

Kevin Stormans faced an impossible choice: violate his conscience or do what he knew was right and lose his pharmacy business. When the Washington State Pharmacy Board required pharmacies in the stat ... discuss

by Sean Hackbarth, Contributing Author: Obamacare puts employers in a bind, two New York Federal Reserve surveys show. Employers’ health care costs continue to rise, and the health care law is driv ... discuss

A Christian college that refused to obey the Obama administration’s HHS mandate, compelling it to pay for abortion-causing drugs for its employees, won a legal battle yesterday in its lawsuit. L ... discuss

Bill Smith, Editor's Notice: Most of my contacts at the Capitol are now on leave or with their elected official while Congress is on their district work sessions. Thus, the "Today in Washington, D.C ... discuss

Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), responsible for enforcing federal laws related to workplace discrimination, issued new enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination ... discuss

Today the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act along with the bureaucratic mandate that promises to fine or even jail employers, insurers and private citizens who a ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (08-04-14) – “Just like the Green family of Hobby Lobby and the Hahn of Conestoga Wood, who successfully defended themselves from the coercive Obamacare anti-lif ... discuss

Are Democrats really throwing the “War on Women” cliché overboard?By Dave Andrusko“[Saying] ‘Republicans are waging a war on women’ actually doesn’t test very well,” said Democratic pol ... discuss

 Are Democrats really throwing the “War on Women” cliché overboard?Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services4By Dave Andrusko“[Saying] ... discuss

Protesters outside of McDonald's Oak Brook, Ill. HQ,20 May 2014. (© Fast Food Forward)McDonald’s is facing more problems … and I’m not referring to their relatively disappointing revenue perfor ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The announcement that Rabbi David Saperstein is being tapped as the next U.S. ambassador for global religious freedom has drawn concern based ... discuss

Pro-choice bloggers have been generally confused regarding the recent decision by the Supreme Court to uphold their religious freedom by not forcing them to provide abortifacient contraceptives. They ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I wanted to share with you this press release issued by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB):"'Freedom of conscience'? What's that?"WASHINGTON–The bishop-Chair ... discuss

Justice Sotomayer asserts: “Courts are still supreme”by Dr. Tom Askew, Presidential Prayer Team: In the latest of what is certain to be a series of Supreme Court tests of the Religious Freedom Res ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you! I received this from the Virginia Catholic Conference and I want to share it with you.Please, contact your senators ASAP: On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Burw ... discuss

There is one argument against the Hobby Lobby decision that is driving me crazy maybe because it is going unchallenged on Facebook pages and comboxes all over.It goes like this: if Hobby Lobby ca ... discuss

It’s been a good season for pro-life advocacy if two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on June 26 and June 30 are any indication. The justices ruled unanimously in McCullen v. Coakley that a M ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom/Tuesday, July 8, 2014 -- Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Obama administration's abortion-pill mandate on behalf of March fo ... discuss

Here's the initial story: http://www.ucanews.com/news/us-court-orders-priest-to-reveal-confessional-details/71361No Virginia, no matter what he hears "in the box" a priest CANNOT divulge it. That's th ... discuss

Recently, I've read and heard a good bit of scrutiny of short-term mission trips.  This could be because it's summertime in the US and many of my friends, or  the children of my friends, are ... discuss

The Democrats are desperate. Therefore, the media is desperate.Barack Obama and the Democrats have disillusioned, depressed and disgusted most American voters with their outrageous (and innumerable) p ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jun 30, 2014 / 01:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The EWTN Global Catholic Network has secured temporary emergency relief against the federal contraception mandate one day before it would hav ... discuss

From LifeSiteNews:WASHINGTON, D.C. – This morning the U.S. Supreme Court decided Hobby Lobby cannot be compelled to furnish potentially abortion-inducing drugs to its employees.The Religious Freedom ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss

Here's the link: http://online.wsj.com/articles/justice-department-relaunches-domestic-terror-task-force-1401820635So let's see, we've an Administration that identified veterans, 2nd Amendment support ... discuss

I graduated from college about a year and a half ago, so by now I definitely know all about how life works and I’m able to pass on my infinite wisdom to this year’s grads. I’m kidding, of course ... discuss

Wednesday, May 21, 2014/SIOUX CITY, Iowa/Alliance Defending Freedom -- A federal court issued an order Wednesday that halts enforcement of the Obama administration's HHS mandate against two Christia ... discuss

Monster Privilege. (© 2013 garsedj)Tal Fortgang is sick of being told to “check your privilege”. Fortgang, 20, is a sophomore at Princeton, which is just liberal enough to suffer a paper/website ... discuss

Scouring the internet daily for the most fascinating and useful links. In today's edition: Free online college courses, how to prevent bacon shrinkage, photos of vintage book stores, and more.******** ... discuss

 Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: A favorite tactic of the Obama Administration is to engage in outrageous behavior, and then – with the support of its allies – put its opponents on the de ... discuss

 Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Time to start watching U.S. cities go bankrupt. Prior to Detroit, there was Stockton, California, and, according to Stephen Moore, now the chief economist with ... discuss

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has consistently voiced opposition to the infamous Obama contraceptive mandate. This government directive obliges employers to include steril ... discuss

By Christian Brugger This article is the third of four in a series about individual employers and the HHS Mandate. You may find the first article here and the second article here.  Is it legitimate ... discuss

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is asking that the federal government allocate city-based visas for high-skill immigrants if those immigrants are willing to settle in Detroit. This immigration to the re ... discuss

The Supreme Court on Friday granted a group of Catholic nuns from Colorado a temporary exemption from President Obama's controversial Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," which requires employers to c ... discuss

Digital Journal: "A Swedish midwife has reported her former employers for religious discrimination, after she would not assist with abortions at a hospital in southern Sweden. She claims they discrimi ... discuss

By Sister Renee Mirkes, O.S.F., Ph.D. As of August 1, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services requires that every employer with 50 or more full-time employees must provide coverage in their ... discuss

The 2013 scorecard for abortion pill mandate cases made on religious freedom claims is 53 7, and the Obama Administration is losing.The mandate requires employers to provide abortion-inducing drugs a ... discuss

Politico: "The Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that most employers provide contraception in their health plans, even if a company’s ... discuss

We mentioned "Plough Monday" earlier today, didn't we?Today was the traditional start of the agricultural year in England, and so was known as “Plough Monday” or the day after “Plough Sunday” ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko Anthony Hahn, president and CEO of Conestoga Wood Specialties On March 25, at 10:00 am, the United States Supreme Court will hear two lawsuits which challenge the HHS mandate w ... discuss

Of the dozens of lawsuits over the Obamacare mandate that employers and other groups pay for abortifacients, probably no other exemplifies the Obama administration’s dedication to abortion ideal ... discuss

Little Sister with a patient. (Source: Becket Fund.)Barack Obama will not make the history books on the strength of his ability to compromise. At best, the Obama Administration’s “compromises” a ... discuss

While the University of Notre Dame has decided to comply with the HHS mandate requiring employers to cover contraception, abortifacients and abortions in employee health insurance, the University of D ... discuss

In recent days, federal courts have issued injunctions barring enforcement of the HHS mandate, which compels most employers to offer insurance that covers contraception, sterilization, and ... Origina ... discuss

  By Dave Andrusko Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Pro-abortion President Barack Obama When Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued a last-minute temporary injunction against enfor ... discuss

NY Times: Like the cases of the private employers, the suit by the nuns’ group boils down to an unjustified attempt by an employer to impose its religious views on workers. Original PostingRead more ... discuss

The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court on Friday not to allow Roman Catholic-affiliated groups a temporary exemption from a part of the Obamacare health care law that requires employers ... discuss

Notre Dame University announced yesterday that it will comply with the HHS mandate requiring employers to include contraception, abortifacients and abortion coverage in health care packages for employ ... discuss

President Barack Obama's former pastor-in-chief is sharing his thoughts on the controversial birth control mandate in Obamacare.The mandate requires all employers, including many religious groups, to ... discuss

‘The problem with Obamacare isn’t just a glitch. It’s fundamental and it’s taking away our freedom. At the heart of the program is the idea that the government should decide your health cov ... discuss

  Pro-life women under 40 know that abor ... discuss

After my post on Impractical Catholic, “Conservative ‘cafeteria Catholics’ on parade”, got linked into Facebook, my fellow Catholic Stand writer, screenwriter/producer John Darrouzet, asked me ... discuss

   James Dobson launches lawsuit against HHS Obamacare mandate by John Jalsevac    Dec. 13, 201 ... discuss

Earlier this week, famed Christian radio host and psychologist Dr. James Dobson filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s HHS mandate, which requires employers to provide insurance c ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Dec. 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this week, famed Christian radio host and psychologist Dr. James Dobson filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s H ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Dec. 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this week, famed Christian radio host and psychologist Dr. James Dobson filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s H ... discuss

Have we come to the point in America where the price of doing business is being forced to violate your most deeply held beliefs? Ever since the Obama Administration imposed its abortion pill mandate a ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Dec. 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Earlier this week, famed Christian radio host and psychologist Dr. James Dobson filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s H ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. ProWomanProLif ... discuss

So yesterday we saw that ever since the birth of capitalism, the Popes and also the bishops (in the documents of Vatican II), have not ceased to point out the deficiencies of that economic philosophy. ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

Given by economist Don Boudreaux: In the U.S. in 1948, quoting my colleague Walter Williams, “the unemployment rate for white 16-17 year olds was 10.2 percent while that for blacks was 9.4 percent. ... discuss

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I have done several posts about Michael Voris and how I feel he has crossed the line. I find him to be more and more dangerous to the Catholic faithful. I know that is a very heavy accusation, but I ... discuss

The following is from a newspaper for children, published in 1897, this article from the April 1 edition.  I thought it was pretty interesting, and timely as well.  Both issues are issues still pert ... discuss

Dennis Prager at Townhall - The President Who Has Done the Most Damage I have been broadcasting for 31 years and writing for longer than that. I do not recall ever saying on radio or in print that a p ... discuss

UPI: More than 7 M To LoseCurrent Heath Insurance Today in Washington, D.C. - Oct 29, 2013 The Senate reconvened at 10 AM today and began consideration of the motion to proceed to S.J. Res. 26, a ... discuss

BuzzFeed: The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would ban most employers from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, was passed out of the Senate’ ... discuss

H/T I'm 41 - from Freedom Outpost - Ted Cruz Exposes Amnesty Bill: $5000 Penalty For Hiring Citizens Over Legalized Aliens We can't possibly expect our Senators to read a 1200 page bill before voting ... discuss

Phyllis Schlafly Report, October, 2013: The Democrats are chanting that Republicans must fully fund Obamacare because it is the law of the land, passed by Congress, signed by the President, and upheld ... discuss

Follow the link to The Anchoress’ page, and read as people bemoan the ignorance displayed by American College Students as Rhonda Fink-Whitman, author of the historical novel 94 Maidens, pounces o ... discuss

With their paucity of NFP only physicians, IVF specialists with privileges, and privileges to associates of at least one practice involved with abortion - as well as dissemination of end-of-life mat ... discuss

‘During the debate over this law, citizens in the Commonwealth were told they could easily access information about their health care choices and join the system, well that proved to be untrue. Th ... discuss

by Herman Cain: Deny, deny, deny! Obama may have learned a few things from his frenemy Bill Clinton after all. Clinton was a strong believer in the strategy that, when someone keeps confronting y ... discuss

Washington D.C., Oct 15, 2013 / 04:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The 2013-2014 Supreme Court term, which began Oct. 7, will address several prominent issues in the public square, including freedom of speech ... discuss

I disagree with Jerry Brown on most things, but I'll give him credit for acknowledging the unfairness of this law.California Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed mo ... discuss

Obama and his cronies applauding their unprecedentedpower grab.1. Because Obamacare is unconstitutional, and, indeed, anti-constitutional.  It purports to compel individuals to enter into binding ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: The Democrats are chanting that Republicans must fully fund Obamacare because it is the law of the land, passed by Congress, signed by the President, and upheld by the Supreme ... discuss

Herman Cain & Dr. Bill Smith ARRA News Service File Photo. by Herman Cain: I have often described the liberals' tactics as S.I.N. When they can't justify what they want to do with logic or fact ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 30, 2013: Faced with a Government shutdown, Senate Democrat leader Harry Reid delays reconvening until 2 PM today. When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) c ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the conservative side of the political spectrum, we frequently refer to liberals as “low information voters”, a nice way of saying they are stupid. From their ... discuss

Four months ago, I made the decision to reclaim my life from Facebook.  At the time, I was concerned that all the content I was generating on Facebook was substituting all the content I was once gen ... discuss

Propaganda attempts to influence public opinion. Propaganda uses a bandwagon technique to encourage people to join the most popular side of an issue. Few people are willing to criticize narratives tha ... discuss

When Big Labor isn't happy, the Democrats aren't happy.ObamaCare presents a problem.From the Wall Street Journal:The leaders of three major U.S. unions, including the highly influential Teamsters, hav ... discuss

Four universities in Oklahoma filed suit last Friday challenging Obama’s HHS Mandate, which requires employers to provide certain benefits—including abortion inducing drugs—in their insurance pl ... discuss

Christian Post: "Christian colleges should remain free to operate according to the beliefs that define them," the group's Senior Counsel, Gregory S. Baylor, said. "This mandate leaves religious employ ... discuss

* "Obamacare Will Increase Health Spending By $7,450 For A Typical Family of Four" (Chris Conover, Forbes)* "One man's ObamaCare nightmare" (Jim Angle, Fox News)* "Lower Health Insurance Premiums to C ... discuss

According to Investor’s Business Daily, over 300 businesses are cutting employee hours and jobs to avoid Obamacare. If employers restrict employee work hours to 30 per week, then they avoid Obam ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. appeals courts continue to disagree on whether business owners and other employers with deeply held religious b ... discuss

What could possible go wrong with ObamaCare? (Click on image to enlarge.) One of my nieces asked me a few weeks back how ObamaCare would be different from the status quo of health care in America.  G ... discuss

They can ask, but they won’t get it (The Hill) Franchise restaurant owners have come to Washington seeking a change to ObamaCare that they say could prevent them from having to cut their employe ... discuss

Spies, bookish art, marriage as a covenant, and more in today's links.********************************The beauty queen who was Winston Churchill's favorite spy and might have been the inspiration for ... discuss

Obamacare Is Taking Health Plans Away From Grocery Workers, Amusement Park Personnel & More Spouses OBAMA PROMISE: “If you like your current plan, you will be able to keep it. Let me repeat th ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 12, 2013: Senate reconvened at 9:30 AM today. Following an hour of morning business, the Senate resumed consideration of S. 1392, an energy efficiency bill. Yester ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (09-12-13) -- Americans United for Life filed its sixteenth amicus curiae brief in a legal challenge to Obamacare, in defense of freedom of conscience. In its brief filed in the Six ... discuss

“Obamacare is a landmark anti-life healthcare law, forcibly and unfairly intertwining all Americans and their hard-earned money with the abortion industry,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHI ... discuss

Obama Pushes Pro-Abortion Nominee Nina Pillard for Second Most Powerful Court President Barack Obama is pushing the nomination of Nina Pillard to the second most powerful court in the nation, the ... discuss

Jessica Zuckerman and Ken McIntyre: Congress gets back to its regularly scheduled work on Monday—and there’s plenty of immigration propaganda greeting them. The falsehoods from the White Housejus ... discuss

(Breitbart) Irritated Genie released a new audio clip Tuesday in which he claims that his supervisors were aware of his outside activities since December 2010. According to Genie, whose real name is ... discuss

Despite assurances from Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius that “[w]e are on target and ready to flip the switch” on Obamacare , Reuters reports today, “The Obama ... discuss

As many as 50,000 women who go on maternity leave each year are forced out of their jobs because of discrimination by their employers, with some effectively constructively dismissed, research has sugg ... discuss

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the inflation adjusted REAL median annual household income has fallen twice as much during the “recovery” (between 6/2009 and 6/2013) as it did during ... discuss

Absurd: Catholic groups and Planned Parenthood receive $1.4 million to enroll customers in Obamacare While it is outrageous that Planned Parenthood is receiving more than a million dollars in ... discuss

School is back in session and tomorrow*(This post was written on Wednesday.) starts a whole new day.   Not just a new day, a new chapter for me, your typical Stay At Home Mom.  My l ... discuss

Bottom line: Let's delay and rewrite this ill-conceived law. Congress need not start from scratch. Lawmakers can build on what all of us have learned from three years of painful trial and error. Three ... discuss

The nice thing is, David Deavel has some good things to say about distributism … in a previous post. However, Deavel’s understanding of distributism stops at about 1927. Specifically, Deavel ... discuss

Los Angeles, Calif., Aug 16, 2013 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A California bill accused of unfairly targeting the Catholic Church and other groups with lawsuits on decades-old abuse charges has stall ... discuss

Good news that Liberty University will be able to retain its religious freedom.  The important point of the decision is that it will set a legal precedent for other employers to use.The Fourth Ci ... discuss

“Defending the conscience rights of Americans is the liberty issue of our day,” said AUL’s Dr. Charmaine Yoest. “The First Amendment was not written to protect only those whose life’s work m ... discuss

I love the National Catholic Register, for the most part, but in this case I think the amazingly talented Sue Ellen might've missed the boat…just a tad. Not even a tad: a scintilla, if that.In her a ... discuss

#ThingsYouMightHearALiberalSay started trending on Twitter this morning and I jumped on that during my morning commute to Chicago! From my Twitter account @KTracycom #ThingsYouMayHearALiberalSay Who i ... discuss

It is telling that the battle for religious liberty in this country is being fought over a government mandate that religious employers pay for contraception. Contraception, which cures no physical mal ... discuss

Three Union leaders, James P. Hoffa, (Teamsters), D. Taylor, (UNITE-HERE) and Joseph Hansen of UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers), wrote a letter to Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid regarding m ... discuss

You can learn the fundamentals of photography They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Nowadays, however, those words are in danger of being swallowed by the existential void. Over 90 millio ... discuss

Public Notice: Washington’s habit of waiting until the last minute to address major issues and this administration’s record of circumventing the legislative process with politically-motivated re ... discuss

As per Archbishop William Lori, "Plaintiffs in HHS legal challenges include business leaders who want to bear witness to Christian principles. We cannot be silent about the conscience rights of priv ... discuss

Recently, the Ohio legislature was debating a piece of abortion legislation when State Representative, Connie Pillich became unhinged and began shrieking that attempts to restrict abortion i ... discuss

I received this story from Ann over at As They Rise Up It is a beautiful story she shares in hopes that others don't make the same mistake she made.  I was young when I got married, onl ... discuss

I was privileged to be invited to speak on behalf of Cornerstone Policy Research at today's Standing Up for Religious Freedom rally in Concord. I hope the other speakers will post their remarks as wel ... discuss

Dear Brother Bishops,Since we last wrote to you concerning the critical efforts we are undertaking together to protect religious freedom in our beloved country, many of you have requested that we writ ... discuss

This post constitutes Part II of a response to a recent article written by Michael Coughlin. In Part I, I addressed his first two major points of criticism against AHA. In this post, I address Coug ... discuss

The following article is by Rev. Dr. Ken Korby.  It was posted on Steadfast Lutherans and originally posted on Pastor Riley's Blog, 'The First Premise' You shall have no other gods.What does ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog,Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! EmailSusie@jillstanek.com.At Priests for Life ... discuss

The Obamanistas are saying that the new mandate requiring all employers – including Catholic institutions – to provide free birth control insurance to every employee does not violate the ... discuss

"Follow the Money" and Follow RomeIn our defense of conscience protections, it often seems that we neglect to point out that medicine which is consistent with Catholic ethics happens to be health care ... discuss

In this economy, many Universal Orlando part-time workers will be hit with the double whammy of not being able to find full-time work and losing their health insurance. Img via Free Enterprise arti ... discuss

“Ironically, the minimum wage creates a reserve army of the unemployed. That in turn allows employers to be less thoughtful, helpful, and kind. It destroys the civilizing effect of competition b ... discuss

Yesterday, in honor of President’s Day, Abort73 released a new video titled “Presidential Wisdom.” It includes an assortment of presidential quotes that speak to the issue of abortion. Most of t ... discuss

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has been a longstanding proponent of health care reform.  Yet because the revised HHS mandate would still force employers to pay ... discuss

The HHS mandates are draconian, nullifying conscience protections by forcing employers to pay for sterilizations and abortifacients/contraceptives.  The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCC ... discuss

HHS PROPOSAL FALLS SHORT IN MEETING CHURCH CONCERNS; BISHOPS LOOK FORWARD TO ADDRESSING ISSUES WITH ADMINISTRATIONBishops look forward to finding acceptable solutions to shortcomingsConcerned that fir ... discuss

Here we go with the third annual Ask Them What They Mean ByChoice Day, in which we pro-life bloggers all pretend that, if we pile on with the posts, the pro-aborts will stop communing within th ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2013 / 04:05 am (CNA).- Amid speculation over the next U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, concerns have been raised about the possibility of appointing individuals known for crit ... discuss

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I know I'll be showing my age here, and as an alum of the University of Michigan this brings back some tough memories, but I was recently reminded of an old football coach from Notre Dame - Lou Holtz. ... discuss

Pro-Life Catholic Group Wins HHS Mandate Exemption in Court In another victory for pro-life advocates challenging the pro-abortion HHS mandate in Obamacare, a pro-life Catholic group has won a leg ... discuss

A coercive mandate requiring Illinois pharmacists to choose between exercising their First Amendment freedoms and protecting their careers and their families’ livelihoods has been finally been defea ... discuss

The U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a pastoral strategy addressing critical life, marriage and religious liberty concerns. The five-part strategy or call to prayer was approved by the bishops in N ... discuss

Wish Upon the Star Aka Stars Falling From the Sky Omo, omo- this was CUTE! Except for the fact (not uncommon with Kdramas) that sometimes they forgot they were making a CAYUTE family friendly show an ... discuss

For Info To Contact Your US Senators or Representative Click Here Today in Washington, D.C. - Nov. 30, 2012 The Senate reconvened and resumed consideration of S. 3254, the fiscal year 2013 Defense ... discuss

by Dave Andrusko PITTSBURGH, November 29, 2012, (National Right to Life News)—Just one day after the United States Supreme Court ordered the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear arguments ... discuss

Shortly after Nov. 6, Zane Tankel, who runs 40 Applebee’s restaurants in the New York City area, announced that his company was freezing employment and would not build any new restaurants. President ... discuss

It’s funny how so many of those Colorado teachers union deadlines fall at inconvenient times. Want to sign up for one of the Colorado education Association’s local affiliates? You can do i ... discuss

Supporters of the Culture of Death tend to lack foresight, and do not seem to possess even a rudimentary understanding of human nature. These defects inevitably lead to many cases of the “law of uni ... discuss

The Obama administration recently announced that all employers, including the Catholic charities and other religious organizations, must provide contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing ... discuss

The Editors at NRO weigh in on the HHS mandate which took effect on August 1.  Excerpt: This day — August 1 — is a dark one for religious freedom in the United States. The Obama administrati ... discuss

Monticello called us.It was Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.  The weather was beautiful, I hadn't been to Thomas Jefferson's home in years, and the boys had never seen it.   My paren ... discuss

Abortions Fall 5 Percent Nationwide, Biggest Drop in 10 Years Abortion fell five percent nationwide in 2009, according to new information from the Centers for Disease Control, which tracks abortio ... discuss

Phyllis Schlafly by Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum: Dozens of explanations have been offered by people who think they are savvy about politics to explain why Mitt Romney lost and Barack Obama was re ... discuss

Judge: Obama Admin Can Force Hobby Lobby to Obey HHS Mandate A federal court today stopped enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate against a Bible publisher which filed a ... discuss

Planned Parenthood Takes Credit for Re-Electing Obama A federal court today stopped enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate against a Bible publisher which filed a lawsui ... discuss

Bible Publisher Beats Obama Abortion-HHS Mandate in Court A federal court today stopped enforcement of the Obama administration’s abortion pill mandate against a Bible publisher which filed a la ... discuss

It turns out the ObamaCare waivers, that most treasured exemption, aren't exactly what they're cracked up to be. Michelle Malkin explains:Exactly two years ago this week, the Obama administration anno ... discuss

A store put out a memo telling its employees that since some of the Muslim workers objected to lunches of other employees containing pork, that no one bring pork on the premises. I wonder if any ... discuss

Congratulations to everyone who voted for Barack Obama for president. Yippee for you. The rest of us are beginning to sympathize with Doomsday preppers. You will note that Republican predictions are b ... discuss

Top Bishops: “We Will Not Give In” on Obama HHS Mandate Two of the top Catholic bishops in the United States have made it clear the nation’s Catholic bishops will not give up trying to stop t ... discuss

The nation is chin-deep in debt, the economy is still barely out of the toilet, jobs are still hard to come by, Obamacare and government regulations are pushing small businesses out of business ... an ... discuss

Americans United for Life (AUL) filed a brief today in Nebraska v. Health and Human Services, a case initiated by the state of Nebraska and six other states challenging the Obama Administration’s ... discuss

Pro-life Americans had reason to celebrate Tuesday night when citizens in several states voted for life in key ballot initiatives: DEFEATED:  Massachusetts Q 2 – “Death with Dignity” (Assisted ... discuss

Some low-wage employers are moving toward hiring part-time workers instead of full-time ones to mitigate the health-care overhaul's requirement that large companies provide health insurance for full-t ... discuss

Last week, the Wisconsin State Journal endorsed Tommy Thompson, shunning radical Leftist Tammy Baldwin. That wasn't as surprising as its latest endorsement.Our pick: Mitt RomneyNot enough hope and too ... discuss

by Rob Bluey, Heritage Foundation: Americans could be waiting another five years for a return to normal employment based on the sluggish pace of the U.S. economy. After nearly four years in office, ... discuss

OMB Director Jeffrey Zients Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Jeffrey Zients its October 2012 Porker of the Month for promising to pay th ... discuss

Yesterday, included in the summary list of pro-life news was the following lead to an article: Obama Admin Tells Court: Hobby Lobby Must Obey HHS Mandate The Obama administration told a federal co ... discuss

Catholic voters, like me, rejected Obama in 2008. In 2012, many more Catholics are turning on Obama, and supporting Mitt Romney instead.I wonder if it has something to do with Obama's assault on the B ... discuss

Obama Presided Over 4.8 Million Abortions During His Presidency Since Barack Obama took office in January 2009, more than four million unborn human beings have been killed, violently, by abortioni ... discuss

Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List: This new ad from the pro-life SBA List debunks the claim that Planned Parenthood, America's #1 abortion provider, provides mammograms but does ... discuss

Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List: This new ad from the pro-life SBA List debunks the claim that Planned Parenthood, America's #1 abortion provider, provides mammograms but does ... discuss

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 1, 2012/Christian Newswire -- Federal District Court Judge Robert H. Cleland of the Eastern District of Michigan, issued an opinion yesterday evening granting a motion for Pre ... discuss

"....Peoria Bishop Daniel Jenky ordered priests to read a letter to parishioners Sunday before the presidential election, stating that politicians who support abortion rights also reject Jesus.... I ... discuss

Eric Holder and his wife, Dr. Sharon Malone Holder. By Troy Anderson and Will Swaim | Watchdog.org: Eric Holder Jr.’s family is moving fast and furiously to bury the U.S. attorney general’s tie ... discuss

The Top 10 Obama Flip Flops by Ari FleischerVoted against increasing the debt limit; then supported raising it.Campaigned against the Bush tax cuts; then extended all of them.Promised to cut the defic ... discuss

This new ad from the pro-life SBA List debunks the claim that Planned Parenthood, America's #1 abortion provider, provides mammograms but does not provide abortions. The ad also hits back on the false ... discuss

Eagle Forum: The Washington Times: . . . "authors Phyllis Schlafly and George Neumayr assert President Obama and his administration are bringing to America’s faith-based institutions. In short, fr ... discuss

Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, is affiliated with the pro-abortion Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. So while Condoria touts “sending into society thoughtful and informed men an ... discuss

By Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Gregory Baylor Most supporters of the HHS contraceptive mandate suggest that shifting financial responsibility for the cost of contraception from users t ... discuss

In a DailyMail article we read: ‘Virginia is neck and neck as well,’ [Jim] Messina said. ‘We continue to feel very good about our chances to carry it there..in Northern Virginia Romn ... discuss

by Bethany Monk On Friday, two groups filed separate lawsuits against the Obama administration's mandate requiring most employers -- regardless of their respective religious beliefs -- to offer contr ... discuss

While most pro-life Americans are understandably focused on the Presidential election and key Congressional races, citizens in several states will also vote on life-related ballot initiatives on Novem ... discuss

article source: http://whyamericansaredumb.com/category/over-689-reason-not-to-vote-for-obama/  (5Sep12)689 Reasons to Defeat Barack Obama The National Review Online, September 10, 2012; Volu ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2012, (LifeSiteNews) – Saturday at noon, thousands of people across the U.S. are expected to protest the Obama administration’s controversial HHS ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen WASHINGTON, D.C., October 19, 2012, (LifeSiteNews) – Saturday at noon, thousands of people across the U.S. are expected to protest the Obama administration’s controversial HHS ... discuss

On October 20th,  at noon... tens of thousands of faithful citizens will gather in prayer and public witness in cities and towns all across the United States to oppose the HHS Mandate and stand u ... discuss

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