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Hobby Lobby Scores Win on Abortion Drug Mandate

The Hobby Lobby craft store chain has won a major legal victory in its battle to avoid compliance with the federal contraceptive and abortion drug mandate when the Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a U.S. District Court to re-examine Hobby Lobby’s petition for a temporary injunction blocking enforcement of the mandate against the firm. 

The full panel of the Tenth Circuit ruled that Hobby Lobby had “established a likelihood of success that their rights…are substantially burdened by the contraceptive-coverage requirement, and have established an irreparable harm.” 

The Court concluded that Hobby Lobby had legitimate claims under the Religious …

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Pro-Life Leaders Blast Revised Version of Abortion Drug Edict

Pro-life and religious leaders are sharply criticizing the Obama Administration’s revised contraceptive and abortion drug mandate, saying that it still requires religious employers to finance abortifacient drugs in their health insurance plans. 

“With another phony compromise, the Obama Administration continues to insult the intelligence of the American people and trample our constitutional rights,” reacted Charmaine Yoest, President of Americans United for Life.  “Our First Amendment freedom of conscience has been violated by Obamacare and these new regulations do not resolve the offense.”  

Under the “compromise” plan proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only organized churches, …

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Hobby Lobby Fights the HHS Mandate for Religious Freedom

The retail craft store chain Hobby Lobby has become the latest major employer to file suit over the Obama Administration’s Health and Human Services (HHS) contraceptive and abortion drug mandate — also known as the HHS Mandate. Hobby Lobby has gone into federal court to oppose the forced inclusion of abortifacient drugs in their corporate health insurance plans.

Under the mandate issued by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, virtually all health insurance policies issued in the United States must include coverage of any and all “contraceptives” approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This mandate requires …

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