Posts Tagged: contraception

The Apple Falls Far from the Tree

July 17, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

Wednesday was another dispiriting example of how far the apple can fall from the tree.  Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, son of the late pro-life champion Gov. Robert P. Casey, Sr., voted yesterday for a bill designed to … Read more

Lancaster County Wood Products Business Files Supreme Court Petition

September 19, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , ,

Seeks to Protect Religious Liberties Against Assault by Federal Government

            Conestoga Wood Specialties and the Hahn family, which owns the business, filed a Petition with the U.S. Supreme Court today, asking the high court to hear its religious liberty appeal.… Read more

One Court Gets It Right: Hobby Lobby Prevails

June 28, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

While Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor have grabbed the headlines, this has been a remarkably important week for the religious liberty concerns raised by the HHS contraceptive/sterilization/abortifacient mandate.

On Thursday, a federal court informed Christian-owned Read more

Geneva College Granted Reprieve

June 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, College, education, Life, Politics, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Good news: Pennsylvania’s Geneva College gets court reprieve from Obama/ HHS abortion pill & contraceptive mandate while case moves forward. Said Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Greg Baylor:

“All Americans should be free to live according to their faith rather than … Read more

STD Rates Increasing, Despite Easy Access to Contraception, Sex-Ed

December 13, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Sexuality | Tags: , , , , ,

From LifeSiteNews.com:

A new study has found increased access to “emergency contraception” increases the rates of sexually transmitted diseases, while doing nothing to reduce the number of abortions.

Christine Piette Durrance, Ph. D., analyzed county-by-county data in Washington State … Read more

Lancaster County Business Challenges HHS Regulations

December 7, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Life, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Lancaster County Wood Component Business Challenges HHS Regulations

Independence Law Center attorneys file challenge to administration’s ‘abortion pill’ mandate on behalf of Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp.

Lancaster County, Pa. — Independence Law Center, representing a private Lancaster County employer, filed … Read more

USAID/State Dept Announce More Funding for Contraception Around the World

September 27, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Sexuality | Tags: , , , ,

From LifeSiteNews.com:

The Family Planning Summit spearheaded by Melinda Gates and held in London last July secured commitments of $4.6 billion for contraceptives for poor women. At the summit the U.S. State Dept announced a partnership with the Gates Foundation … Read more

Sleeping Giant?

May 22, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Health, marriage, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

As was widely reported yesterday, 43 Catholic dioceses and institutions, including the Archdioceses of New York and Washington, DC, and the University of Notre Dame,  filed suit against the federal government over the unprecedented attack on religious … Read more

Health Mandate Now to Include College Students

March 19, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

From Lifesitenews.com:

In a move that is likely to reignite the ire of religious leaders, late Friday afternoon the Obama administration announced a proposal that would require universities, including religious universities, to provide contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs to their … Read more

Contraception Mandate – About the Constitution, Not Contraception

March 16, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

From State Rep Tim Krieger, R-Westmoreland:

Since this mandate gained wide public attention, there has been no discussion by the administration of the legal and constitutional questions involved. Instead, the Obama administration and its allies on the left have done … Read more