Tag : Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
title : Nuns Beg Supreme Court to Not Make Them 'Pick Between Faith And The Poor' via Contraceptive Mandate
summary : A group of Catholic nuns who care for the elderly poor, the Little Sisters of the Poor, urged the Supreme Court on Monday to protect them from $70 million in government fines for refusing to violate their Catholic faith. Religious sisters should not be forced to choose between caring for the poor and obeying their conscience, the nuns stated in a legal brief, adding that this choice is what the government is demanding of them through the federal contraception mandate.
date : Jan 06, 2016 02:37 PM EST
title : Little Sisters of the Poor Nuns Lose Court Ruling on Obamacare Birth Control Mandate: ‘It’s a National Embarrassment’
summary : The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling on Tuesday that favored the Obama administration over Christian employers in regards to the system of providing contraception as part of the Obamacare law passed in 2010. The case involved a Catholic order of nuns known as the Little Sisters of the Poor.
date : Jul 15, 2015 06:02 PM EDT