“A federal judge has handed opponents of the Obama administration’s abortion/contraceptive mandate their first victory, ruling in favor of a private business whose owners are devout Catholics.”
Friday’s highly publicized announcement, President Obama may have helped contain the political firestorm over the new federal mandate that health plans cover contraceptives. But the embers are still hot. And legally speaking, nothing has changed.
On Thursday, January 26, Archbishop Broglio emailed a pastoral letter to Catholic military chaplains with instructions that it be read from the pulpit at Sunday Masses the following weekend in all military chapels…
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a case brought by a group of Catholic and Baptist charities, who have argued that they should be exempt from a New York law requiring them to provide birth control to their employees.