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  • Supreme Court to hear Obamacare challenge over birth control drugs

    Supreme Court to hear Obamacare challenge over birth control drugs
    WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear another legal challenge to President Obama’s healthcare law, this time to decide whether a corporation can refuse to pay to cover birth control drugs that violate the religious beliefs of the...
  • Letters: Corporations vs. contraception

    Re "Birth control cases head to Supreme Court," Nov. 27 Individuals incorporate their businesses, in part, to be afforded certain shields against individual liability. Those corporations are by definition separate from the individual owners. In taking...
  • Letters: Not so fast, Hobby Lobby

    Re "The Hobby Lobby dodge," Editorial, Nov. 27 The Times is absolutely correct. Following Hobby Lobby's claim, a "family business" owned by a Jehovah's Witness adherent could refuse to fund the coverage of blood transfusions, skin grafts, organ...
  • Supreme Court to hear cases on Obamacare and birth control

    Supreme Court to hear cases on Obamacare and birth control
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between the Obama administration and businesses run by conservative Christians over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner'...
  • Letters: Pope Francis pushes his church

    Re "Pope's manifesto calls for decentralized church," Nov. 27 Contrary to Pope Francis' comments, capitalism has done more to empower people and raise living standards than any other force in history. As Milton Friedman pointed out years ago: "The...
  • Strict Texas abortion law takes effect

    Strict Texas abortion law takes effect
    HOUSTON — A federal appeals court allowed most of Texas' new abortion restrictions to take effect immediately, lifting an injunction Thursday that had suspended much of the law. The decision came three days after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel...
  • Court rules for Ohio business that challenged birth control mandate

    WASHINGTON — A divided appeals court panel has sided with Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal healthcare law. The business owners are two brothers, Francis and Philip M. Gilardi, who own Freshway...
  • ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil

    ACLU sues Catholic bishops over view that abortion is evil
    Everyone knows that Catholic hospitals don’t perform elective abortions. Incomprehensibly, Catholic hospitals even fall afoul of the church if they perform an abortion to save a mother’s life. But are they negligent if they fail to merely...
  • Chris Christie faces a minefield of issues on national stage

    Chris Christie faces a minefield of issues on national stage
    Chris Christie seems poised to cruise to a big victory in New Jersey, setting the stage for a potential presidential run in 2016. He’s spent the end of his campaign on a bus tour throughout the state, trying to drum up even more votes and prove that...
  • Iraq veteran accused of arson in fires at mosque, Planned Parenthood

    Iraq veteran accused of arson in fires at mosque, Planned Parenthood
    Tucked into the deeply evangelical corner of southwestern Missouri, the Islamic Society of Joplin's mosque was an oasis for Muslims -- the only mosque within a 50-mile radius. But in August 2012, during Ramadan, the building burned to the ground in an...
  • Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court

    Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court
    HOUSTON -- Planned Parenthood and others opponents of new Texas abortion restrictions have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate an injunction blocking portions of the law concerning doctors’ admitting privileges. The appeal was filed...