Substantial Confusion on RFRA’s “Substantial Burden” Requirement? | Ed Whelan at NRO

What does the form that the government insists the Little Sisters of the Poor must sign actually do? | Kevin C. Walsh at Mirror of Justice

If Businesses Can Talk, They Can Pray | Noah Feldman at Bloomberg

“Abortion Rights as a Free-Speech Flashpoint” | Floyd Abrams at WSJ

Hospital Releases Jahi McMath to Family After Threatening to Remove Her Life Support

Texas District Court Grants Permanent Injunction In “Church Plan” Challenge To Contraceptive Mandate Compromise

Little Sisters of the Poor Case Generating Heated Political Debate

Uphold Law Protecting Post-Abortive Women, Pro-Life Lawyers Urge | Charisma News

Numerous lawsuits vs. ObamaCare – who will emerge victorious? | One News Now

Analysis: The Little Sisters case and EBSA Form 700 | Lyle Denniston at SCOTUS Blog

SCOTUS for law students (sponsored by Bloomberg Law): Abortion’s time is coming

Sex, Drugs, and Religious Liberty

70 new anti-abortion laws OK’d in 22 states, second most ever

Hospital Agrees to Let Family Move Jahi McMath to New Medical Facility

The Contraception Mandate and the Constitution | Charles Cooke at NRO

NY: Assembly women want abortion push in Cuomo speech

ADF: Uphold Texas law protecting post-abortive women

Pro-life ministry has reached almost 100 clinic workers | One News Now

Score 53-7; Winner still TBD | Eric Teetsel at Patheos

Ruling on insurance, birth control pleases religious groups | Philly.com

The Year Ahead in Court Battles | Andrew Cohen at the Atlantic

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor issues injunction against HHS mandate for Catholic nuns | LifeSiteNews

Obama Admin Lost 88% of its Battles to Force Companies to Obey the HHS Mandate | LifeNews

Court denies Notre Dame relief: university will bow to HHS mandate

‘I felt death’: Abortion worker became pro-life after seeing face of baby being aborted

WH: We’re confident we know more about religious fidelity than a bunch of nuns, or something

White House stands by birth-control rule

88 Percent for Religious Freedom | Kathryn Jean Lopez at NRO

2013 a Bad Year for Obamacare Abortion-Pill Mandate | Charisma News

Pro-Life Movement Winning: Passes More Laws From 2011-2013 Than in Previous Decade

Nonprofit Gets a Break on Discovery Dispute Costs | Courthouse News Service

The Constitution in 2014: health care’s latest challenges | Lyle Denniston

Justice Sotomayor and 3 Circuits Rule On Injunctions Pending Appeals By Non-Profits In Contraceptive Mandate Cases

Justice Halts Obama Contraception Rule for Catholic Nuns

San Francisco: Holiday furor over anti-abortion banners on Market Street

Congressman Chris Smith: The Big Three Obamacare Abortion Lies of the Year

Federal Judge Grants Injunction In Oklahoma Universities’ Health Care Lawsuit | Newson6.com

2013 Favs: The War on Girls: Sterilize Your Teen-Aged Daughter for Free (and without your consent) | Patheos

Pro-life 2013: Year in Review | One News Now

Biola University, Grace Seminary Granted Exemption From Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate | Christian Post

Supreme Court To Take Up Campaign Finance, Abortion Protests In 2014 | NPR Audio

Judge Grants Request From Jahi McMath’s Family to Extend Life Support

Benton: Investigate Planned Parenthood | The Columbian

Record 87 Surgical Abortion Clinics Close in 2013 – Total Drops 73% from 1991 High

Texas Agency Finalizes Abortion Regulations

Planned Parenthood reports abortion decline; pro-lifers see hopeful signs for the unborn

WI: State Senate unlikely to vote on abortion bills

Mo. Lawmakers to Consider Extending Abortion Wait Period

Abortion clinic buffer zones’ fate in hands of high court

Tom Monaghan Non-Profits Sue Challenging Contraceptive Mandate

Preliminary Injunction Denied In Contraceptive Mandate Challenge By Nashville Diocese Affiliates

Biola University, Grace Seminary Granted Exemption From Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate | ChristianNews.net (includes video)

Hospital Yanking Jahi McMath’s Life Support Refuses to Transfer Her to New Facility

4 Christian universities get injunction in Affordable Care Act lawsuit | Med City News

Blurring Lines between Churches and Secular Corporations: The Compelling Case of the Benefit Corporation’s Right to the Free Exercise of Religion | Marc Greendorfer at SSRN

Conscientious Refusal and Health Professionals: Does Religion Make a Difference? | Daniel Marc Weinstock at SSRN

Judge: Pa. school can exclude some birth control | Philly.com (AP)

Abortion pill mandate suspended for Pa. college’s employee health plan

Abortion pill mandate stopped for four Okla. universities

Okla. court halts enforcement of Obamacare abortion mandate

NPR Poll Shows Americans Don’t Want Teens Buying Morning After Poll

AU seeks to intervene in Notre Dame’s suit vs. Obamacare abortion mandate