Posts Tagged ‘ abortion mandate ’

President Trump Issues Religious Freedom Guidance On Obamacare Abortion Mandate

Oct 9th, 2017 | By

From the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation: Last week, President Trump’s Department of Justice released its Religious Freedom Guidance. We applaud the clear and robust language used to ensure our religious freedom is protected. As President Trump said, “Faith is deeply embedded into the history of our country, the spirit of our founding and the soul

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Judge Blocks Obama Mandate Forcing Doctors To Perform Abortions, Transgender Surgeries

Jan 2nd, 2017 | By

President-elect Donald Trump can undo many of President Obama’s executive orders with the stroke of a pen, but rolling back a key new mandate forcing religious doctors and hospitals to perform abortions and transgender surgeries looks to be a much more protracted legal battle.



Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler On HHS Abortion Mandate Edict!

Jun 23rd, 2016 | By

House Republicans believe that the Weldon Amendment, and all federal laws, must be enforced. HHS’s false interpretation and refusal to enforce federal law forces the House to explore all legislative options to protect the rights of health care providers in California and across our country who do not wish to participate in a practice that takes the lives of unborn children.



Two GINGPAC Senators Respond To Obama’s Abortion Mandate Setback

May 17th, 2016 | By

The Supreme Court order instructs the Obama administration to do what it should have done in the first place: give due respect to the sincere beliefs of the Little Sisters of the Poor and other people of faith.



207 Members Of Congress File Brief For Little Sisters Of The Poor

Jan 29th, 2016 | By

Sen. Lankford has stated that this brief “articulates the great concern that many Americans have about our First Amendment right of the free exercise of religion. The case exposes the Obama administration’s focus on freedom of worship as our primary religious right, instead of our freedom of religion, which includes our everyday lives.”



Forbes Joins Bipartisan Amicus Brief Defending Little Sisters Of The Poor

Jan 12th, 2016 | By

Religious freedom is a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society,” said Forbes. “The federal government should never be able to dictate to the Little Sisters, or any other religious non-profit organization, what their faith does or does not require. These organizations must remain free to support and engage in their communities as they always have— without the government forcing them to violate the very faith that motivates their selfless service.



Congressman Fortenberry Welcomes Little Sisters Of The Poor To D.C.

Dec 18th, 2015 | By

The Little Sisters of the Poor are appealing to the United States Supreme Court in their quest for equal treatment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A mandate in the ACA uses the strong arm of government to force the sisters to pay for drugs and procedures, including abortion-inducing drugs, which many Americans find to be ethically divisive.



Promise Kept: Senate Passes Obamacare Repeal Legislation

Dec 4th, 2015 | By

A new Senate that’s back on the side of the American people will vote to move beyond all the broken promises, all the higher costs, and all the failures. We will vote to build a bridge away from Obamacare and toward better care. We will vote for a new beginning.



Forbes Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Hear Obamacare Challenges From Faith-Based Organizations

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to hear challenges from faith-based nonprofits to the Affordable Care Act’s Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate, which requires religious ministries and nonprofits to provide insurance coverage for potentially abortion-inducing drugs.



Missouri Senator Promotes ‘Enforce The Law Act’ Against Obama

Sep 4th, 2014 | By

Whether we’re talking about President Barack Obama’s threats to take executive action on immigration, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) blatant executive regulatory overreach, or Health and Human Services (HHS) cherry-picking which ObamaCare provisions to enforce and which to delay – this president and his administration have a very bad habit of ignoring the law and the Constitution.