Posts Categorized: Health

8 Things You Should Know About This Year’s Critical Supreme Court Case (Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius)

February 25, 2014 | 1 comment | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Religious Freedom | Tags: , , ,

One month from today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the case Conestoga Wood Specialties v Sebelius. Here are eight things you should know about the case:

The Hahn Family, a Lancaster County (Pennsylvania) Mennonite family, owns Conestoga… Read more

Abortion Rates Fall to Lowest Since Roe v. Wade

February 11, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Health, Life | Tags: , , , ,

By Kate Boyle

At current rates, 1 in 3 American women will have an abortion by the time she is 45. That seems like a staggering statistic to some but recent headlines have announced that the United States has actually … Read more

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court by Lancaster County business and its owners

January 10, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. —  A legal brief was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed to hear the appeal of Conestoga Wood Specialties and its owners, the Hahn family, in a case that is being closely watched nationally, along … Read more

Pittsburgh Diocese Suing Obama Admin over Abortion Mandate

October 9, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health, Life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , ,

From Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh mounted a new legal challenge to the federal health care mandate, arguing that the Obama administration’s promise to accommodate objections from faith-based employers turned out to be “empty words.”

The … Read more

Appeal in Conestoga Woods Religious Freedom Case

August 1, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom | Tags: ,

Our Chief Counsel for the Independence Law Center, Randall Wenger, is one of the lead attorneys in this case, fighting for the religious freedom of the owners of Conestoga Wood Specialties, Inc in Lancaster. Read the update below. Consider supporting … 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

Gov. Corbett Signs Pro-Life Law

June 18, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Health, Life, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvanians should be proud to know that their elected officials agree that our tax-dollars should not fund elective abortions.

HB 818 was recently passed by the PA General Assembly, sponsored by Representative Donna Oberlander and Senator Donald White,  and signed … Read more

Politics over Parents: Morning-After Pill Available to All

June 12, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Family, Health | Tags: ,

By: Emily O’Connor

On Monday, the Obama administration announced that the Department of Justice will drop their appeal of U.S. District Judge Korman’s ruling that allows unrestricted access to Plan-B One Step, the “morning-after” pill. This will allow anyone of … Read more

Gosnell-like Delaware Planned Parenthood reopening

June 7, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , , ,

From Lifenews.com:

A filthy Planned Parenthood abortion clinic that botched five abortions this year alone and was closed by state officials is reopening in Wilmington, Delaware.

As LifeNews has reported, the Delaware Planned Parenthood clinic has experienced five botched Read more

PA Senate just passed HB 818!

June 5, 2013 | 1 comment | Posted in Health, Life | Tags: , ,

PA Senate just passed HB 818 (ensuring your tax dollars will not fund abortions) by a 31-19 vote!

“This afternoon, my legislation to prohibit taxpayer funded abortion coverage in qualified plans offered through a health insurance exchange was advanced by … Read more