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  • Emergency contraception
    A guide to emergency contraception for young women
    If you've had unprotected sex, you may be considering emergency contraception. Hormonal urges sometimes overwhelm our sense of judgment. Engaging in unprotected sex can happen to anyone at any time. Emergency contraception is used to prevent...
  • truth
    Overcoming the fallacy of the unimportant person
    St. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 1:26-31, speaks of the Love of God for those rejected by the world. For St. Paul, Jesus Christ is the hope, and the sign, of God's Love for the worldly Crucified.For the world seeks to Crucify its own fears of...
  • truth
    The number One reason Catholicism limps in evangelization
    This article is not about finger pointing.It is a self-acknowledgment as much as it is a plain truth spread nation (and world) wide.(When) Catholicism fails to ignite Divine Mercy in the world it isbecause of a lack of faith inJesus' disciples...
  • United States Supreme Court
    Principles, corporations, and Eden Foods
    In the wake of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. et al., 573 U.S. _____ (2014), a number of aspects of the decision have meant that lower courts have had to rethink what they had decided in other cases. One of those aspects is that it is...
  • Hobby Lobby
    Hobby Lobby and contraceptive costs
    We have been looking at the decisions in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. et al., 573 U.S. _____ (2014) and Wheaton College v. Burwell, 573 U.S. _____ (2014), and there is an aspect of the entire situation which defies logic but seems to be...
  • udallloss
    Senate Democrats fail in effort to overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling
    An effort by Senate Democrats to override the recent Supreme Court ruling with regard to contraceptive covered fell short of the needed 60 votes. While the measure most certainly would have failed in the Republican controlled House of...
  • Hobby Lobby, Antioch, California
    Hobby Lobby: The key points
    Much noise has been raised about the recent Hobby Lobby decision (Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. et al., 573 U.S. _____ (2014)) by people who either have not read or have not understood the opinion of the court. This has been complicated...
  • Free contraceptives
    Report: Three-month-old infant gets contraceptive ID under Obamacare
    On Friday, Fox News' Todd Starnes said on Facebook that thanks to an Obamacare mandate, some newborns are receiving an ID card that lets them receive contraceptives free of charge -- without parental consent.Starnes said he got word of the...
  • truth
    American Idol-atry
    God disdained the divided heart of the Israelites--rescued by God from pagan idolaters, only to turn to pagan idols themselves. The same thing can be said of a large portion of American 'Christianity.' With that said, it is obvious that...
  • Patty Murray
    Senate Democrats move to reverse Hobby Lobby ruling
    After last week's disgraceful Supreme Court ruling, that says employers can decide, based on arbitrary and unfounded religious beliefs, what birth control to cover in a woman's health care plan, Senate Democrats are moving to reverse the...
  • supremecatholic
    Are the Supremes too Catholic?
    Debate is still raging following the Supreme Court's Monday 5-4 decision in favor of craft giant Hobby Lobby.Now The Huffington Post prints an opinion piece by Ronald A. Lindsay, President & CEO of the Center for Inquiry asking "The...
  • Hobby Lobby
    Hobby Lobby supported birth control methods before it was against them
    According to a report released by Mother Jones, Hobby Lobby may have invested in companies that provide the very contraceptive methods they fought against, taking it all the way to The Supreme Court. It seems they invested some $73 million in...
  • hobbylobby16of20
    Hobby Lobby will still offer employees 16 out of 20 types of contraceptives
    Sometimes, facts can be troubling.The Internet is still blazing over the Supreme Court decision that Hobby Lobby did not have to comply with the contraceptive mandate of Obamacare. Women's groups are furious, vowing never to shop at Hobby...
  • The Court crushed religious freedom in the name of religious freedom
    The Court crushed religious freedom in the name of religious freedom
    In a five-to-four ruling, along strict party lines, the Supreme Court Monday allowed corporations to impose the religious views of their shareholders on the employees of the company. The Roberts Court characterized this ruling as a defense of...
  • Supreme Court issues final decisions for 2013-2014 Term
    Supreme Court rules in favor of religious companies in Hobby Lobby decision
    In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that it violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) for the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to require religious business owners to provide...