Tag: ObamaCare

HHS urged to reissue rules to enforce required notice on abortion coverage

HHS urged to reissue rules to enforce required notice on abortion coverage

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services must issue new regulations to enforce a requirement that consumers be notified if a subsidized health plan offered under the Affordable Care Act covers elective abortion and informed they must pay an extra amount for the plan’s abortion coverage.

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Oral arguments heard in states’ suits on religious exemption to mandate

Oral arguments heard in states’ suits on religious exemption to mandate

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. District Court in Philadelphia heard oral arguments Dec. 14 in a suit that aims to take away the exemption granted in October to the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious employers allowing them to refuse to cover contraceptives for their employees on moral grounds.

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U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

U.S. bishop urges Senate to remedy health care after vote to proceed

| Carol Zimmermann | July 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

After the Senate voted July 25 to proceed with the health care debate, Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice, Florida, urged senators of both parties to “work together to advance changes that serve the common good.”

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USA Today gets religious freedom right

USA Today gets religious freedom right

| Sister Mary Ann Walsh | January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

With its recent editorial “Obamacare overreach tramples Little Sisters of the Poor,” USA Today joins the Chicago Tribune among the mainstream print outlets to “get it” when it comes to religious freedom.

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Does big government crowd religion into a corner?

Does big government crowd religion into a corner?

| John Garvey | July 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

In a world where the government is so big that it regulates the smallest aspects of our daily lives, we have had to reconceive 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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