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Fr. Pavone Praises Confirmation of Rep. Price as HHS Secretary; Urges Immediate Action on HHS Mandate

Fr. Pavone Praises Confirmation of Rep. Price as HHS Secretary; Urges Immediate Action on HHS Mandate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 10, 2017 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today applauded the Senate’s vote to confirm Congressman Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services. “Secretary Price’s confirmation represents a new day for religious liberty,” said Fr. Pavone. “After five years of court battles which have taken Priests for Life to the Supreme Court and back, we have battled the department of HHS and its…

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Priests for Life Asks Court to Wait Until After Inauguration for Action on #HHSMandate Case

Priests for Life Asks Court to Wait Until After Inauguration for Action on #HHSMandate Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 or media@priestsforlife.org Priests for Life, one of the first of scores of organizations and ministries to launch a federal challenge against the HHS Mandate, announced today that status reports were filed yesterday in the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Both the government and the plaintiffs urged the court to delay any further action on the case for another ninety days, that is, until well after…

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Fr. Pavone: Don’t let bogus Catholic group speak for you!

Fr. Pavone: Don’t let bogus Catholic group speak for you!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: September 19, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 Comment period for public to weigh in on HHS mandate closes a minute before midnight tomorrow NEW YORK – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued a new appeal today for people of faith who oppose the unjust contraception/abortifacient mandate in the Affordable Care Act to submit their comments to the Federal Register. The public comment period ends at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 20, for those…

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Public Urged to Comment on HHS Mandate Religious Liberty Cases

Public Urged to Comment on HHS Mandate Religious Liberty Cases

Period of public comment ends Sept. 20 The public comment period ends Sept. 20 for those who would like to help solve the impasse over the Affordable Care Act’s unjust contraception and abortion mandate. After hearing oral arguments March 23 in Priests for Life vs. HHS and six other cases against the mandate, the Supreme Court sent the cases back to the lower courts with the admonition that the Obama administration and the petitioners – 37 in all – should…

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Fr. Frank Pavone Calls for Public Support for Priests for Life vs. HHS and Defense of Religious Liberty

Fr. Frank Pavone Calls for Public Support for Priests for Life vs. HHS and Defense of Religious Liberty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: July 25, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today urged religious believers to respond to the Obama administration’s new “Request for Information” in the ongoing controversy regarding the HHS mandate. “If the government really wants to know what Americans think about its so-called HHS mandate, then let’s tell them,” said Fr. Pavone. “Believers need to speak up and let their voices be heard during the…

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Priests for Life Proposes Next Step in HHS Mandate Case

Priests for Life Proposes Next Step in HHS Mandate Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 27, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK – Priests for Life and the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. have filed a letter with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit proposing a next step in their ongoing lawsuits challenging the Obamacare HHS mandate. The letter by the appellants refers to the consolidated cases before the D.C. Circuit, Priests for Life v. HHS and Archbishop of Washington v. Burwell. (These two cases were consolidated…

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Priests for Life vs. HHS to Return to Judge Merrick Garland

Priests for Life vs. HHS to Return to Judge Merrick Garland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 17, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fr. Frank Pavone, a petitioner in the case of Priests for Life vs. HHS, one of the cases that has been challenging the HHS mandate in the U.S. Supreme Court, commented today on the fact that, thanks to yesterday’s action by the high court, the Priests for Life case now returns to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The Chief…

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Evangelist Alveda King: The Babies’ Blood is Crying Out as Courts Scramble to Wash Hands in Reversal Move

Evangelist Alveda King: The Babies’ Blood is Crying Out as Courts Scramble to Wash Hands in Reversal Move

“Today’s action is another step forward in the cause of freedom, because the Court did not rule against The Little Sisters of the Poor. From the perspective one of the plaintiffs in the ongoing HHS battle, it’s clear that we are not out of the woods yet, because there may still be resistance from the government. This scenario reminds me of Pilate washing his hands during the trial of Christ,” said Evangelist Alveda King, director of Civil Rights for the…

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Fr. Pavone: Priests for Life Supreme Court Case Reminds Us That Next President Will Shape Nation for 40 Years

Fr. Pavone: Priests for Life Supreme Court Case Reminds Us That Next President Will Shape Nation for 40 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 9, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 NEW YORK — As Priests for Life awaits word from the Supreme Court on its case, Priests for Life vs. HHS, challenging the HHS mandate, Father Frank Pavone, National Director, said the case illustrates the importance of the 2016 elections. “With the Supreme Court evenly divided along ideological lines, it becomes clear that how Americans vote in November will not only impact the next four years, but the next…

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Priests for Life Petitioners Comment on HHS Case

Priests for Life Petitioners Comment on HHS Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 13, 2016 Contact: Leslie Palma 347-286-7277 WASHINGTON, DC — The petitioners in Priests for Life vs. HHS, one of the Supreme Court cases consolidated into Zubik vs. Burwell, commented today on the supplemental briefs submitted to the Supreme Court yesterday. Both the petitioners and the government were responding to questions posed in a March 29 order of the Court. Janet Morana, Executive Director of Priests for Life, said: “From the beginning of this case, I…

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