Posts Tagged: Obamacare

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

Justice Dept Continuing to Attack Religious Freedom in the Courts

February 11, 2014 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Life, pro-life, Religious Freedom, Supreme Court | Tags: , , , , , ,

By Emily Kreps

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Attorneys representing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor […] appealed two decisions by federal judges in Pittsburgh that went against the Affordable Care Act’s contraception … 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

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

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

Your Senator Will Cast Key Votes on a Pro-Life Bill TODAY!

June 4, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , ,

Your Voice is Needed Today! Ask your state senator to vote YES on HB 818, No on all amendments.

The State Senate is set to vote on HB 818, a bill that would ensure your tax dollars won’t pay for … Read more

Lancaster Co Business Arguing Before Third Circuit Court Tomorrow

May 29, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Health, Life, Politics, Religious Freedom | Tags: , ,

Lancaster County Mennonite Family’s Wood Component Business  Arguing Before Third Circuit Court of Appeals Tomorrow

Seeking religious liberty exception to federal abortion pill mandate

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will hear argument … Read more

Taxpayer protection passes Senate Committee

May 8, 2013 | No comments | Posted in abortion, Health, Life | Tags: , , ,

The State Senate Banking and Insurance Committee passed House Bill 818 – a bill that would ensure your tax dollars won’t pay for abortions in Pennsylvania – with a vote of 9-5.

HB 818 would maintain current Pennsylvania policy regarding … Read more

No taxdollars for abortions – possible vote on Tuesday

April 19, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Life, pro-life | Tags: , , ,

House Bill 818 would ensure that abortion will not be covered under the health care exchanges. This would maintain the status quo – preserving current Pennsylvania policy regarding public funding of abortions.

HB 818 could come before the full House … Read more