Month: May 2012

Catholic Institutions Launch Legal Defense Against Contraceptive Mandate

May 21, 2012 Today, 43 Catholic dioceses and institutions filed lawsuits in 12 different federal courts across the country in a historic legal challenge to the constitutionality of the Obama Administration’s “Contraception Mandate.”  The Mandate requires religious organizations nationwide to pay for employee health plans that cover contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs at no cost to the …

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Kansas Catholic Bishops to Host Statewide Rally for Religious Freedom

May 15, 2012 What:  Statewide Rally for Religious Freedom When:  2:00 – 3:30 PM, 29 June 2012 Where:  South Steps of the State Capitol Building in Topeka Who:  The Catholic Bishops of Kansas are inviting all people who care about religious liberty to attend. Why:  The federal government has taken the unprecedented step of requiring religious individuals and institutions …

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Kansas Senate Passes Health Care Conscience Bill 23-16

The Kansas Senate has sent conscience protection legislation to Governor Brownback’s desk, which he is expected to sign.  The bill will protect health care providers from being discriminated against if they refuse to provide — or refer for — drugs and devices they reasonably believe could cause an abortion.  Find your state senator here and …

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