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New HHS rules still problematic for religious liberty

By Barrett Duke and Andrew T. Walker - Aug 22, 2014

When a law is revised eight times, it’s worth asking whether or not it should ever have been enacted in the first place.

Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new rule regarding its requirement for certain faith-based non-profit organizations and closely held for-profits to provide abortion-causing drugs and devices to their employees through their health plans. more »

Topic: Citizenship, Religious Liberty,

Tax man cometh? The IRS and church politics

By Allie Brauns and Andrew T. Walker - Aug 8, 2014

Recent news indicates that the IRS may be taking steps to monitor any political efforts churches decide to take.

In 2012, the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) out of Madison, Wis., filed a federal lawsuit against the IRS for charges that they neglected to pursue complaints against churches and other religious organizations “electioneering” during the 2012 election season. more »

Topic: Citizenship, Religious Liberty,