A group of Colorado nuns is appealing a federal appellate court ruling that found that President Barack Obama’s health care law adequately protects them from having to provide coverage of contraception for their employees, potentially setting up another combustible debate over birth control and religion in the midst of next year’s presidential election.
The federal health care law doesn’t infringe on the religious freedom of faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in employee health plans, a federal appeals court in Denver ruled Tuesday.
The man shot and wounded by a sheriff’s deputy at a Hobby Lobby has been identified as a 48-year-old Colorado Springs man.
Colorado Springs police say a man shot and wounded by a sheriff’s deputy in a Hobby Lobby was a knife-wielding escaped prisoner.
The circumstances surrounding a shooting in a Colorado Springs Hobby Lobby are being investigated by the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit.
A shooting inside a Hobby Lobby store in Colorado Springs on Friday had customers taking cover.
Faith-based nonprofit organizations that object to covering birth control in their employee health plans were in federal court Monday to challenge a birth-control compromise they say still compels them to violate their religious beliefs.
A new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing some religiously oriented business to opt out of contraception coverage for their employees.
Senator Mark Udall has introduced a bill in response to the ISupreme Court ruling on contraception. It’s getting support from some women’s rights groups.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.