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California sues Trump to preserve Obamacare

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Friday he is suing the Trump administration to stop the federal Department of Health and Human Services from withholding cost-sharing subsidies that help low- and middle-income people pay for health coverage under the federal health care law. Becerra, joined by attorneys general from Kentucky, …

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PJI sues CA city over church tax

A special tax for paramedic services has a California city defending the tax in court.  Voters in San Rafael enacted the Paramedic Services Special Tax via referendum in 2010 but the tax applies to church properties, setting up a legal fight. In January, Valley Baptist Church approached Pacific Justice Institute …

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Pennsylvania sues over new Trump birth-control rules

Pennsylvania is suing President Donald Trump over his decision to let more employers claiming religious or moral objections opt-out of providing no-cost birth control to women. Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the lawsuit Wednesday, saying the new rules are breaking the law and undermining women’s health. Trump’s policy is designed …

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Ohio man sues city for arresting him over Facebook page

A man charged with and acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech. Anthony Novak filed the lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Parma and three officers. He created …

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Christian congregation sues city over getting taxed

A church in San Rafael, California, is suing the city for charging thousands of dollars through a special property tax from which religious facilities are supposed to be exempt. The action was brought in Superior Court for Marin County by the Pacific Justice Institute on behalf of Valley Baptist Church. The legal team …

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California sues Trump over rollback of birth control rules

California’s attorney general sued the Trump administration Friday over new rules allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming moral or religious objections, joining a flurry of lawsuits by other states and birth control advocacy groups. Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued in …

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California sues Trump over roll-back of birth control rules

California sues Trump over roll-back of birth control rules Don Thompson, Associated Press October 6, 2017 Updated: October 6, 2017 4:34pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is suing the Trump administration for allowing more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming moral or religious …

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