Little Sisters of the Poor

SCOTUS: Little Sisters of the Poor Win Again

David Catron, The American Spectator

In addition to religious liberty, the other clear big winner in Little Sisters of the Poor Saints Peter and Paul v. Pennsylvania is President Trump. As Marjorie Dannenfelser, President of the Susan B. Anthony List, phrased it, “Today is a major victory for President Trump, who has courageously fought to protect the Little Sisters of the Poor from the Obama-Biden HHS abortifacient mandate.” He has fulfilled one of his most important campaign pledges and achieved a major victory for religious liberty. As his probable opponent in next November’s presidential election might put it, “This is a big #%&$*% deal.”

Contraception Mandate Delay Granted

Josh Gerstein and Jennifer Haberkorn, Politico

The Obama Administration cannot enforce Obamacare’s contraception requirements against a Catholic nuns’ order for the time being, if the nuns tell the gov't they object to providing that coverage, SCOTUS ruled Fri.

DOJ Rejects Nuns' Argument on Contraception Mandate

Benjamin Goad, The Hill

The Obama admin. offered a vigorous defense of Obamacare's "birth control mandate," disputing as unfounded the religious challenge that led a SCOTUS justice to partially block the provision.

Is the ObamaCare Contraception Mandate Kaput?

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's ruling in favor of the Little Sisters of the Poor's request for a delay in the ObamaCare contraception mandate is a good sign, but no guarantee the Supreme Court will throw-out ObamaCare or the contraception mandate on religious freedom grounds.