Catholic Institutions Hitting Obama Hard With Dozen Lawsuits

Catholic colleges, dioceses, schools, universities and charitable organizations have launched a multi-faceted strike against the Obama administration regarding the contraceptive mandate by the Health and Human Services department. From LifeNews: Notre Dame, Franciscan University of Steubenville, and dozens of Catholic hospitals and organizations have filed a total of 12 lawsuits today against Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the Obama administration over the controversial HHS mandate. [snip] Numbered among the plaintiffs are the Archdioceses of New York, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis, as well as the Dioceses of Dallas, Ft. Worth, Rockville Centre, Pittsburgh, and the Michigan Catholic Conference, which represents all seven dioceses in the state. From Hot Air: Noting that Franciscan University did not go looking for this battle, Father Henry [president] said the University retained Jones Day, one of the world's largest law firms, with whom the University...(Read Full Post)