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Little Sisters of the Poor again seek Supreme Court’s help

Little Sisters of the Poor again seek Supreme Court’s help

| Carol Zimmermann | October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor filed a petition with the Supreme Court Oct. 1 asking the court to once again protect them from the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act.

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Polls show big support for conscience protections for health care workers

Polls show big support for conscience protections for health care workers

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

An overwhelming majority of Americans — 83% — said they support conscience protection rights for health care professionals because they should not be forced to perform procedures against their moral beliefs.

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2,400 faith leaders ask Senate to nix tax cut legislation

2,400 faith leaders ask Senate to nix tax cut legislation

| November 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

More than 2,400 religious faith leaders, including hundreds of Catholic women religious and dozens of priests, asked the U.S. Senate to vote down tax cut legislation.

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Catholic leaders wary of AHA repeal-and-replace efforts

Catholic leaders wary of AHA repeal-and-replace efforts

| Mark Pattison | May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The House passed a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by a four-vote margin May 4. The final vote was 217-213.

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Catholic leaders react to House bill to repeal, replace health care law

Catholic leaders react to House bill to repeal, replace health care law

| March 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

Calling health care “a vital concern for nearly every person in the country,” the U.S. Catholic bishops said March 8 they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House March 6 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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U.S. Supreme Court sends Zubik case back to lower courts

U.S. Supreme Court sends Zubik case back to lower courts

The U.S. Supreme Court May 16 sent the Zubick v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts.

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