Posts Tagged:Mandate

AG O’Connor Opposes Biden Transgenderism Mandate

Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor has joined a national coalition of state attorneys general to oppose the Biden administration’s efforts to force schools to embrace transgender policies, including policies that grant male students access to girls’ restrooms. “President Biden’s new guidance threatens to take away free and lower-cost meals from school children who rely on…Read More

NJ bishops express ‘outrage’ over plan to mandate insurance coverage for abortion

New Jersey’s Catholic bishops on Thursday expressed their disappointment with a proposal by Governor Phil Murphy to expand abortion access in the state, which already recognizes abortion as a constitutional right. “The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey join to express our disappointment and outrage over Governor Murphy’s announcement regarding proposed legislation to expand access to abortion…Read More

2022 March for Life to ‘Proceed as Planned’ Despite DC Vaccine Mandate, Expects ‘Even Higher Levels of Enthusiasm’

Organizers of the March for Life, which will take place days after D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s vaccination mandate takes effect, announced Thursday that the annual event will proceed as planned. “The 49th annual March for Life, including the rally and pre-rally concert, will go on as planned,” the pro-life organization said in press release, noting…Read More

Nuns and Catholic hospitals head to court over HHS transgender mandate

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to hear arguments Wednesday over whether a Health and Human Services mandate can force religious-based hospitals to perform sex-reassignment procedures that could cause “harm” to patients, plaintiffs say. Earlier this year, President Joe Biden’s administration restored federal protections for gay and transgender people, allowing them to sue…Read More

Supreme Court rejects religious challenge to NY vaccine mandate

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block a New York regulation that requires health care workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine without any religious exemptions. The vaccine mandate for health care workers, which went into effect in August, allows only for medical exemptions but not religious ones. The Supreme Court turned away two applications from…Read More

Biden’s vaccine mandate temporarily halted by federal court

A federal appeals court has halted President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for larger businesses, marking a temporary victory for the Right’s resistance to the measure. A three-judge panel issued the ruling Saturday, saying petitioners offered significant cause to believe there are “grave statutory and constitutional issues” with the federal order. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who…Read More

Federal court rules against ‘transgender mandate’

A federal district court judge on Aug. 2 ruled in favor of Catholic and Christian health care organizations fighting the “transgender mandate,” a federal requirement that doctors and insurers provide or cover gender-transitioning procedures upon referral. The Biden administration in May had revived the “transgender mandate,” stating that a statutory federal ban on sex discrimination…Read More