Archive for November, 2015

19
Nov

The Catholic Conference of Illinois is a sponsor of the March for Life Chicago, an annual public event composed of people from diverse ethnic, social, and religious backgrounds dedicated to defending & protecting all human life. The March is a rockin’ block party that celebrates the value of human life against the backdrop of the observance of the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's ...

16
Nov

Nov. 16, 2015 show Daniel Blomberg of the D.C.-based Becket Fund for Religious Liberty joins Bob to talk about the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to hear in March the case by the Little Sisters of the Poor and other faith-based nonprofits regarding their objection to the HHS mandate. Mike Clark, a high school sports writer for the Chicago Tribune, then talks about how Chicago-area Catholic high schools have fared during the fall 2015 football season. Maria Fitzsimmons of the ...

06
Nov

The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Little Sisters of the Poor's challenge to the federal government's accommodation of a mandate requiring insurance coverage of morally-objectionable services. The nation's high court is expected to hear oral arguments in March 2016. As part of the Affordable Care Act, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requires that all employers offer insurance coverage ...

03
Nov

Remember those protocols established for student athletes and concussions? Lawmakers passed legislation delaying the the protocols for a year, and the governor is expected to sign it into law. Learn more in our November 2015 Education Newsletter.