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  • Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]

    Religious liberty in the balance at the Supreme Court [Commentary]
    Shortly, the Supreme Court is expected to issue a highly-anticipated decision that could go a long way in determining the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the religious liberty rights of conscientious family business owners who simply wish to continue operating their companies according to their beliefs. The cases involving Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties are two of 100 lawsuits filed against the federal government in response to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate requiring that employee health insurance cover contraceptives, including abortion-inducing drugs and female sterilization, in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act.
  • Hobby Lobby decision was legally sound [Letter]

    Hobby Lobby decision was legally sound [Letter]
    The Sun's editorial board really should read the Supreme Court decision, not just the dissent, before you write an editorial on it ("Corporations v. People," July 1). First, this decision concerns only the contraceptive mandate and should not be...

    A narrow decision from the narrow minded [Commentary]

    A narrow decision from the narrow minded [Commentary]
    Relax. This is not a slippery slope. So Justices Samuel Alito writing for the majority and Anthony Kennedy writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court's latest disastrous decision. The same august tribunal that...

    Freedom of religion also means freedom from religion [Letter]

    Freedom of religion also means freedom <i>from </i>religion [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s comments about religious freedom show he has a fundamental lack of understanding of the subject ("Freedom of, not from, religion," June 1). He seems to think that the "dominant culture" in any country should be...

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...