The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced earlier this week that it was looking into removing employers’ ability to cite a moral objection to providing contraception in their employee insurance coverage under the Obamacare mandate, while legal experts warn that this could be the first step to removing religious exemptions as well.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln settles a lawsuit with Christian student group Ratio Christi, revising its policy on student fees and paying the group $1,500 and $25,000 in attorneys' fees and costs, after the group accused the university of violating its freedom of speech.
A federal appeals court in New York City ruled on Friday that transgender athletes in Connecticut are allowed to participate on female sports teams, upholding a lower court's dismissal of a lawsuit filed by cisgender runners.
A Christian teacher who was forced to resign for declining to use the preferred names of trans-identifying students is suing the school district, claiming it violated her free speech and religious liberty rights under the U.S. Constitution.
On Tuesday, President Joe Biden signed a bill that extends marriage rights to same-sex couples across the United States, making it the law of the land. The law is a repeal of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as between one man and one woman.