WASHINGTON (RNS) A broad coalition spearheaded by Catholics and Southern Baptists is pushing back against the Obama administration’s final contraception mandate rules, calling it a threat to religious liberty for people of all faiths.
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(RNS) The new rules do not apply to private businesses whose owners have religious or moral obligations to contraception — and that issue has already been a major battleground in federal courts.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (RNS) Thirteen state attorneys general are urging the federal government to broaden religious exemptions under the contraception mandate, saying private businesses should not be forced to provide coverage that violates their moral beliefs.
(RNS) The Obama administration on Friday unveiled new rules on its controversial contraception mandate designed to provide greater flexibility for religiously affiliated organizations though not for privately owned businesses.