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conscientious objectors | medical insurance | Little Sisters court case | Zubik v. Burwell | Affordable Care Act | Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty

Explained: Religion, the Birth-Control Controversy and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in seven cases of religious nonprofit organizations that do not want their insurers to provide free contraception under the Affordable Care Act. The facts are complicated, hard for the press to report.   B...

April 7, 2016

Paul Ricoeur | Pope Francis | Laudato Si | Confederacy | Charleston | Clementa Pinckney | grace | US Supreme Court | Affordable Care Act | gay marriage

Religion Overwhelms in News

Sightings this week belongs to the “catching our breath” or “cleaning our glasses” category of columns. Note that for once it lists no sources or resources at the end. There are simply too many to cite. We cannot recall, in our sixteen years of “sigh...

June 29, 2015