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Obama administration objects to religious freedom amendment

Rep John Fleming has proposed a religious freedom amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, and the Obama administration states that it “strongly objects” to the amendment.   The amendment would have …required the Armed Forces to accommodate ‘actions and … Continue reading

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Your favorite agency will enforce the HHS mandate

You might want to ensure that your taxes are up to date and you are ready for an audit before commenting on this type of blog posting! Remember who will be enforcing Obamacare?  Yes, it’s everybody’s favorite Star Trek impersonators, … Continue reading

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August 1st deadline for the HHS mandate

On August 1st, the HHS mandate will go into effect for those religious organizations who don’t qualify as “religious” under the HHS rules, but were given a “safe harbor” for a year past the implementation date of August 1st, 2012 … Continue reading

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Can religious schools set religious standards for employees?

Not in Cincinnati, they cannot.  At least according to a jury in U.S. District court.  The Archdiocese of Cincinnati fired a teacher for violation of her contract.  The contract, which she apparently freely signed, required teachers to live in accordance … Continue reading

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Is religious freedom a “given” in America today?

Archbishop Chaput of Philadelphia thinks no.  In a recent article for his archdiocesan newspaper, he calls for everyone to wake up to the threat we face.  As the archbishop describes the brazen and aggressive attacks on religious freedom by the … Continue reading

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IRS attack on religious freedom

One very troubling aspect of the IRS harassment and intimidation of conservative groups has not received much publicity.  Of the many organizations who applied 501(c)(4) status were pro-life and pro-traditional marriage groups.  The IRS asked questions of these groups that … Continue reading

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Catholic Stand: Nevada Preservation of Religious Freedom Act

Howard Duncan has written an interesting article about the life and death of this legislation.

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