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Little Sisters of the Poor and religious liberty: Debunking the myths

Little Sisters of the Poor and religious liberty: Debunking the myths

| Sister Constance Veit, LSP | October 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

As Little Sisters of the Poor we find our joy in sharing our lives with those whom many in our society would prefer to forget — the elderly poor.

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Court rules in favor of employer exemptions to contraceptive coverage

Court rules in favor of employer exemptions to contraceptive coverage

| Carol Zimmermann | July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a 7-2 ruling July 8, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Trump administration rules that give employers more ability to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage in their health plans.

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Court to hear Little Sisters, Catholic school cases by teleconference

Court to hear Little Sisters, Catholic school cases by teleconference

| Carol Zimmermann | April 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

For the first time in its history, the Supreme Court announced April 13 it will conduct 10 oral arguments by teleconference in May. Among the arguments it will hear are cases involving the Little Sisters of the Poor and California Catholic schools.

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Catholic schools, Little Sisters among Supreme Court’s postponed cases

Catholic schools, Little Sisters among Supreme Court’s postponed cases

| Carol Zimmermann | April 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court, much like the rest of the country, is putting some of its work on hold amid the restrictions of the COVID-19 health crisis.

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Catholics take part in the ‘war effort’ by making and donating masks, face shields

Catholics take part in the ‘war effort’ by making and donating masks, face shields

| April 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The need is tremendous,” said Westlake about his face shields. “I get an email an hour from somebody who says, ‘Can you make some for us?’ or, ‘How soon can you get us a lot?’ People are asking for 100 or 200 at a time.”

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Supreme Court to reexamine contraceptive mandate for religious employers

Supreme Court to reexamine contraceptive mandate for religious employers

| Carol Zimmermann | January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor are once again going to the Supreme Court.

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Appeals court rules against Little Sisters of the Poor over HHS mandate

Appeals court rules against Little Sisters of the Poor over HHS mandate

| October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Little Sisters of the Poor lost another round in court Oct. 22 when a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled 2 to 1 against the religious order getting a religious exemption from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate under a 2017 Trump administration rule.

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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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Judge blocks expansion of religious exemptions to contraceptive mandate

Judge blocks expansion of religious exemptions to contraceptive mandate

| Dennis Sadowski | January 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A federal judge temporarily blocked the government from putting into effect new rules that would expand the exemption to the federal contraceptive mandate to the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious employers.

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11th Circuit ruling ‘finally’ ends EWTN court fight over HHS mandate

11th Circuit ruling ‘finally’ ends EWTN court fight over HHS mandate

| December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The chairman and CEO of the Eternal Word Television Network said the global Catholic media organization is “grateful that finally” it no longer “has to worry about being forced to choose between massive fines and following our faith.”

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Final HHS rule confirms religious exemption to contraceptive mandate

Final HHS rule confirms religious exemption to contraceptive mandate

| Julie Asher | November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

A rule finalizing the religious exemption to the contraceptive mandate should be “the end of a long cultural war fight” over the issue and confirm that the U.S. government ” never needed nuns to give out contraceptives” to women, said the president of the Becket law firm.

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Court hears arguments in suit aiming to take mandate exemption from nuns

Court hears arguments in suit aiming to take mandate exemption from nuns

| October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in San Francisco heard oral arguments Oct. 19 in a lawsuit that aims to overturn a 2017 federal regulation expanding the exemption to the federal contraceptive mandate to include the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious employers.

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