A California court has ruled against the Little Sisters of the Poor opening the door for other states to take away new religious freedom rules. Only in a far-left radical court could this happen.
A court in California ruled against the Catholic nuns from Little Sisters of the Poor. This group of nuns is committed to helping poor people. They’ve dedicated their lives to helping the poor. However, with Obamacare, the government mandated that they provide abortion care to those who are under the employment of their order. So the nuns sued with the position that the Obamacare law discriminated against their religious freedom. The Supreme Court agreed with their position in May of 2016 –
"Today the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously protected the Little Sisters of the Poor from draconian government fines and recognized that the government does not need the Little Sisters to provide services such as the week after pill. The Court also noted the government finally admitted it could indeed meet its goals without involving the Little Sisters.
In its decision, the Supreme Court held that after its unprecedented call for supplemental briefing that the lower courts should again review the cases.
“All we have ever wanted to do is serve the neediest among us as if they were Christ himself,” said Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, Mother Provincial for the Little Sisters of the Poor. “We look forward to serving the elderly poor for another 175 years to come.”
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