Americans United filed a lawsuit challenging HHS’ policy allowing federally funded child placement agencies to discriminate on the basis of religion.
BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler responded quickly today to denounce an HHS decision issuing a waiver to a federally funded foster care service from requirements not to discriminate on the basis of religion.
New Rules Expand Contraception Coverage Exemptions for Religious and Moral Objectors, While Court Challenges Continue
New rules are set to expand exemptions from the contraception coverage mandate for entities with a religious or moral objection.
In remarks today, AG Jeff Sessions announced a review to determine if religious entities are being denied access to federal grants and other government benefits out of no-establishment concerns.
At first glance, expanding religious exemptions from discrimination laws may sound like a protection of religious liberty, but when it comes to federal funds, the exact opposite is true.