The Religious Liberty Controversy

Here we present several articles on religious liberty, with a special focus on the controversy surrounding the government mandate requiring employers to offer health insurance plans that could include contraceptive services. For the latest news on this story, read our latest dispatch from the Signs of the Times.

Articles and Editorials:

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"Policy, Not Liberty," March 5, 2012

"Staying Civil," Blase Cupich, March 5, 2012

"First of Freedoms?" Mary Ann Glendon, March 5, 2012

"A Balancing Act," David Hollenbach and Thomas A. Shannon, March 5, 2012

"Taking Liberties," The Editors

Blog posts:

"The HHS Solution," Vincent Miller, February 10

"The HHS Decision," Vincent Miller, January 27

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Andrew Russell
5 years 10 months ago
Thank you for the collection of articles which will make great discussion in a morality / social justice course. 

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