Skip to comments.Catholic Family Biz Scores Win Over ObamaCare Mandate
Posted on 07/30/2012 4:33:51 PM PDT by raptor22
Basic Rights: A court in Colorado has ruled that, contrary to DOJ arguments, Americans do not have to choose between giving up their faith or giving up their business. Freedom of religion also applies to the free marketplace.
The Newland family of Colorado and the heating and air conditioning business they run are not quite as famous as CEO Dan Cathy and his Chick-fil-A restaurant chain at least not yet.
The granting of an injunction by Senior Judge John L. Kane of the U.S. District Court in Colorado saying they do not have to comply with the Health and Human Services rule that they provide contraception coverage may change that.
Chick-fil-A had to deal with threats from mayors in Boston and Chicago to not permit the franchise to open new stores because of the owners' personal belief in the biblical definition of marriage as a union of one man and one woman.
Hercules Industries, the Newland family business that manufactures heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) products, faced the ultimate threat from the Department of Justice stop acting on your faith or shut down altogether.
The Newlands are devout Catholics and like the religious institutions that have filed suit against the Obama administration's mandate that their health insurance cover contraceptive services, the Newlands filed suit against Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius when they were told the mandate applied to small businesses run by Catholics as well as Catholic religious institutions.
Since Hercules Industries would be required to begin offering the new coverage when its self-insured plan renews on Nov. 1, Alliance Defending Freedom, the group representing Hercules, has requested a preliminary injunction that could prevent the government from enforcing the mandate against the company...
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obama doesn’t care what god you believe in. all he cares about his his ego.
God bless the Newland’s and their business. May it increase in abundance.
Plus now there is a conflict in federal courts so this is all going back to the Supreme Court — probably.
Religious liberty ping.
Good, may there be many more injunctions....,
.....but by allowing the law to go forward, SCOTUS has embarked on a journey into judicial madness. Only a complete moron (or someone who WANTS the destruction of the USA) could want Obama and Team re-elected.
“Only a complete moron (or someone who WANTS the destruction of the USA) could want Obama and Team
The Blue States are full of them and they’re destined to vote for their messiah again. The Red States have lots of ‘em too.
Invariably, they’re angry, pretentious, and envious and ready to push that lever numerous times.
Great news, even if the editorial itself is almost unreadable.