Federal Judge Overturns Missouri Law Nullifying Contraception Mandate
A federal judge struck down critical portions of a Missouri law that gave employers and employees an exemption from the health insurance contraceptive mandate based on religious objections. Missouriâ€™s law, the first of its kind to address the federal contraceptive mandate, passed last fall after the Republican state legislature overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixonâ€™s veto.
On Friday, U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig struck down the parts of the law that provided an exemption from the contraceptive mandate on the grounds that the state law conflicted with federal law. Fleissig said she was not addressing the constitutionality of the contraceptive mandate itself....
this is no time for the church to go hide and wait for the dust to settle. we are possibly facing in the next years mandates that a Christian organization cannot follow. from other articles on here, it is clear that most (especially big name, big church types) are going to compromise the orthodox teachings of Christianity because they are too big to fail.
but for the remnant, decisions are coming.
are pastors preparing their congregations for persecution or continuing to tickle their ears with rapture doctrine?
wurmbrand used to take his youth to the zoo, to the lions, and showed them that following Christ costs everything. we have taught our youth a propserity gospel.
how are we preparing spiritually that we may not fall away in difficult times?
Jesus taught to visit the persecuted in prison. will we malign our brothers and sisters to protect our too big to fail organizations?
"Planned Parenthood of Missouri applauded the decision. Campaign Life Missouri called it a â€śradical departure from Americaâ€™s tradition of religious freedomâ€ť and urged its supporters to contact the state attorney general to push him to appeal the decision."
Once again a Federal entity on the same side as Planned Parenthood.