religious freedom

March 18, 2014 --  Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ state Capitol day event in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Ted Cruz: Religious liberty has never been more under attack

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Possible Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that religious Americans have a duty to take a stand against policies, such as President Barack Obama’s health care law, that could threaten […]

04/02/2014

Supreme Court Justices

Health law birth control coverage before justices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama’s health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of […]

03/23/2014

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Miss. lawmakers feel pressure over religion bill

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious-practices bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona’s Republican governor. A group that lobbies […]

03/08/2014

Barack Obama making statement on contraception policy requiring religious institutions to fully pay for birth control. (AP Photo)

Business owner sues over health plan contraception

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota business owner is joining the wave of lawsuits over religious freedom and the birth control mandate included in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

02/07/2013