A Baptist college in Louisiana is suing the federal government over a requirement that religious schools and hospitals cover contraceptives in insurance for their employees, including birth control pills that induce abortion.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – The head of a Baptist religious liberty watchdog group said Feb. 8 that the Obama administration should return new healthcare regulations to the drawing board to address religious liberty concerns.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – The Southern Baptist Convention’s top public-policy expert said Feb. 4 that President Obama’s healthcare mandate covering contraception is the most anti-Catholic action by government since the denial of taxpayer funding to parochial schools.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – A Southern Baptist seminary president applauded Roman Catholic bishops for refusing to obey an insurance mandate forcing employers to offer coverage for contraceptives and sterilization and predicted that evangelical leaders will soon face similar choices.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – More than 60 Protestant and Orthodox Jewish religious leaders wrote the White House Dec. 21 asking President Obama not to implement a mandate requiring all private insurers to provide contraception and sterilization coverage.
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