Search  |  Login  |  Register

By Matthew Clark1327347983000

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced its official interpretation of ObamaCare that all health insurance plans must include coverage of abortion drugs.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (pictured above) stated that “the final rule on preventive health services will ensure that women with health insurance coverage will have access to the full range of the Institute of Medicine’s recommended preventive services, including all FDA-approved forms of contraception.” FDA-approved “contraceptives” include abortion drugs like Plan B, Ella, and others.

This new regulation flies in the face of religious organizations, which had requested that HHS permit conscience exceptions for religious and other organizations objecting to abortions. HHS is merely granting these organizations an extra year to comply with this outrageous requirement.

The final HHS rule will now require religious organizations to provide insurance plans that cover abortions. In other words, a prolife organization would now have to fully cover its employees’ abortions.

The ACLJ is deeply involved in this situation representing Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of St. Cecilia and are currently considering our legal options moving forward. We are also working to expose and defeat ObamaCare’s immense taxpayer funded expansion of abortion. We will continue to keep you informed as this situation develops.

Latest in
Pro Life

Please, Don’t Throw Life Away

By Nicole Smith1429736189878

Just four short weeks from now I’ll be meeting my little daughter for the first time. I can only imagine the rush of emotions that will ensue as I hold her in my arms for the first time. But, one thing I know right now, that moment will mark a very significant turning point in my life. No longer...

read more

Holding Planned Parenthood Accountable

By Walter M. Weber1429567200000

Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) today filed a reply brief in support of the ACLJ’s request that the Supreme Court review our False Claims Act (FCA) case against Planned Parenthood. The matter will now be submitted to the Court for action, potentially as early as...

read more

Planned Parenthood’s Founder

By Edward White1429534800000

Most right-minded people look at children as gifts from God. Not Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood. She did not like children. In her book, Women and the New Race , Sanger expressed her disgust toward large families, rich and poor, viewing them as harmful to society: “The immorality of...

read more

Planned Parenthood's Propaganda

By Olivia Summers1429130831459

On March 10, 2015, Planned Parenthood posted its most recent attempt to normalize murder and deflect attention from the real issue of abortion—that it kills. “What is abortion stigma?” is a four minute video produced by Planned Parenthood and SeaChange. The video’s stated purpose is to “transform...

read more