Tag: Mandate

Court denies Catholic business owner’s  request for relief from contraceptive mandate

Court denies Catholic business owner’s request for relief from contraceptive mandate

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Concluding that a government requirement that employers provide contraceptive, sterilization and abortifacient insurance coverage to their employees does not represent a “substantial burden”

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Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

All are invited to participate with the archdiocese and the nation to pray a Holy Hour dedicated to Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty led by Archbishop John Nienstedt from 3 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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MN Catholic businessmen file complaint against HHS mandate

MN Catholic businessmen file complaint against HHS mandate

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The mandate sets a dangerous precedent in asserting that religious objections don’t need to be accommodated.”

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Observing a ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

Observing a ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

Truly historic challenges are being leveled against religious liberty in the United States

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2,000 stand up for religious freedom at rally

2,000 stand up for religious freedom at rally

| March 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Kathy Nelson of Holy Name of Jesus in Medina is not a teacher. Yet, she felt compelled to act like one at the Federal Building in downtown St. Paul March 23. She joined an estimated crowd of 2,000 to stand up for religious freedom.

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Federal Mandates and the Crushing of Religious Freedom

Federal Mandates and the Crushing of Religious Freedom

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the words of another commentator, “As is more and more obvious, ObamaCare has nothing to do with controlling healthcare costs. It has everything to do with government control. It’s time to admit a mistake, repeal the law, and look at market-based ways to control health care costs.”

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President’s ‘compromise’ really no compromise at all

President’s ‘compromise’ really no compromise at all

President’s proposed solution still violates religious freedom and fails to protect conscience rights

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