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The Gilmer Mirror
Stunner On Birth Control: Trump’s Moral Exemption Is Geared To Just 2 Groups - Stunner On Birth Control: Trump’s Moral Exemption Is Geared To Just 2 Groups Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Few people were surprised last week when the Trump administ...contraception for reasons that have nothing to do with religion or God,’ ” said
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
contraception for reasons that have nothing to do with religion or God,’ ” said Mark Rienzi, a senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represented many of the organizations that sued the Obama administration over the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Illegal child immigrants seeking abortion pose legal, religious clashesimmigrants. “The government creates religious accommodations all the time,” sa
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
immigrants. “The government creates religious accommodations all the time,” said Eric Rassbach, an attorney for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which often represents religious organizations, though it is not involved in the current... Read more
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KERA North Texas
New Rule On Moral Objections To Contraception Aimed At 2 Groupscontraception for reasons that have nothing to do with religion or God,' " says
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
contraception for reasons that have nothing to do with religion or God,' " says Mark Rienzi, a senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represented many of the organizations that sued the Obama administration over the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
New Rule On Moral Objections To Contraception Aimed At 2 Groupscontraception for reasons that have nothing to do with religion or God,' " says
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
contraception for reasons that have nothing to do with religion or God,' " says Mark Rienzi, a senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represented many of the organizations that sued the Obama administration over the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Federal court strikes down tax benefit for faith leadersand we should not face discriminatory tax penalties for doing so,” said Mr. But
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
and we should not face discriminatory tax penalties for doing so,” said Mr. Butler, who is being represented by the the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Most employees who get a housing allowance have to include it as income, but the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump’s contraceptive coverage rollback sparks ACLU lawsuitwill ensure that people and organizations can freely live out their religious c
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
will ensure that people and organizations can freely live out their religious convictions and moral beliefs.” The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which fought Mr. Obama in court, said Mr. Trump’s decision is an admission by the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Trump rolls back birth control mandatenew administration isn’t going to force Catholic nuns to provide contraceptives
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
new administration isn’t going to force Catholic nuns to provide contraceptives,” said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who represents the Little Sisters of the Poor. “We’ve been on a long, divisive culture war... Read more
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Breitbart
U.S. Bishops Hail Trump HHS Contraception Mandate as ‘Return to Common Sense’of Obamacare’s contraception and abortion-pill mandate for religious or moral r
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
of Obamacare’s contraception and abortion-pill mandate for religious or moral reasons. Mark Rienzi, senior counsel at the Becket Fund and lead attorney for the Little Sisters of the Poor, applauded the ruling, calling it “a great step forward for... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christian Groups Divided on Trump's Repeal of Obamacare's Contraceptive Mandateor for-profit entity to make religious or moral objections to obtain an exempti
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
or for-profit entity to make religious or moral objections to obtain an exemption from the law's contraception mandate, The Becket Fund, which defended the Little Sisters Catholic nuns at the U.S. Supreme Court, applauded the decision. "The new... Read more
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Breitbart
Abortion Industry Revs Up ‘War on Women’ over End of Contraceptive Mandateitself actually exempted at least 25 million Americans, through various exempti
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
itself actually exempted at least 25 million Americans, through various exemption allowances, from its own rule. The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represented the Little Sisters of the Poor in its case against the HHS mandate,... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Religious liberty in employment marches forward across the Atlanticchampion of religious liberty. Both show that employment is an active componen
Acton Commentary / Posted 11 days ago
champion of religious liberty. Both show that employment is an active component of religious practice and, thus, something in which no government should intervene. (Photo credit: The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. This photo has been crop... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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The Washington Times
Little Sisters to carry on lawsuit despite new religious exemption for contraceptive coveragebut he said it won’t end the Little Sisters of the Poor’s ongoing legal challen
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
but he said it won’t end the Little Sisters of the Poor’s ongoing legal challenge. Mark Rienzi, an attorney for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, still wants the courts to issue a ruling protecting religious nonprofits like the nuns,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Trump administration narrows access to birth-control coverage under the Affordable Care Actthis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,”
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,” said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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The News-Times
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump reduces ACA birth control mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,”
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,” said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act's contraception...this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump Administration Rescinds Obamacare’s HHS Contraceptive Mandatehowever, actually exempted at least 25 million Americans, through various exemp
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
however, actually exempted at least 25 million Americans, through various exemption allowances, from its own rule. The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty – which represented the Little Sisters of the Poor in its case against the HHS mandate,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump administration narrows access to birth-control coverage under the Affordable Care Actthis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump administration narrows access to birth-control coverage under the Affordable Care Actthis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump administration narrows access to birth-control coverage under the Affordable Care Actthis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump administration narrows Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandatethis president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve,"
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
this president did so believing this was going to be something he would solve," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who hailed the rule as a correction of overly aggressive liberal actions under President... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump Rolling Back Birth Control Insurance Mandate, NYT Saysacknowledged that people can get contraceptives without forcing nuns to provide
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
acknowledged that people can get contraceptives without forcing nuns to provide them," Mark Rienzi, senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty told USA Today then. "That is sensible, fair, and in keeping with the president's promise... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Trump administration reversing Obamacare's birth control mandatethat people can get contraceptives without forcing nuns to provide them," said
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
that people can get contraceptives without forcing nuns to provide them," said Mark Rienzi, senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. "That is sensible, fair, and in keeping with the president’s promise to the Little Sisters... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama weighs in on cross Pensacola has been ordered to removehave an interest in maintaining that practice, consistent with a proper underst
Al.com / Posted 13 days ago
have an interest in maintaining that practice, consistent with a proper understanding of the Establishment Clause." The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is supporting Pensacola's legal fight, welcomed the intervention. According to... Read more
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The Forward
Sea Change In Washington Cracks Opens Door To FEMA Funding For Synagoguesissue and we think this case in an example of what the Supreme Court was talkin
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
issue and we think this case in an example of what the Supreme Court was talking about,” said Diana Verm, a counsel at the Becket Fund, a religious freedom advocacy group. Verm is representing three Houston-area churches suing the federal... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump nominees to 5th Circuit include Don Willett, James Hofor Democrats, who have objected to the Federalist Society’s influence and fund
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
for Democrats, who have objected to the Federalist Society’s influence and funding. Mr. Duncan was an attorney for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represented Hobby Lobby in its legal challenge against President Obama’s... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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The Hill
Trump picks active tweeter Don Willett for appeals courtwhom Trump nominated earlier this year, a "superb jurist." Meanwhile, Duncan g
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
whom Trump nominated earlier this year, a "superb jurist." Meanwhile, Duncan gained notoriety after he represented the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty in the 2014 Supreme Court case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., which successfully... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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News 8000
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KTXS Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Trump picks active tweeter, Hobby Lobby case lawyer for appeals courtfour are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private la
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
four are: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett; Kyle Duncan, a private lawyer and former general counsel of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; Kurt D. Engelhardt, currently the chief judge of the Eastern District of Louisiana; and... Read more
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The Christian Post
Churches Must Not Be Excluded From FEMA Relief, Senators Declare in Bill Tackling 'Discrimination'Act, due to the separation of church and state. Diana Verm, counsel at the non
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
Act, due to the separation of church and state. Diana Verm, counsel at the nonprofit, public-interest law firm The Becket Fund, said that government aid should be available to all. "Hurricane Harvey didn't cherry-pick its victims; FEMA... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Shotgun wedding? Forcing religious vendors to participate in wedding ceremoniesEric Rassbach and Hannah Smith are deputy general counsel and senior counsel at
SCOTUSblog / Posted 1 months ago
Eric Rassbach and Hannah Smith are deputy general counsel and senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The... Read more

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