Police and Mental Illness: A Deadly Combination

“Let me stress the ‘help’ part, this was a call for help.” –Mary Wilsey “I didn’t call for them to take him to the morgue, I called for medical help.” –Shirley Harrison   Throughout childhood you were taught that whenever there is an emergency you call 911-you call the police-and they will come and help you.

Zubik v. Burwell: The Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Returns to the Supreme Court

ACA and RFRA: Setting the Scene The Affordable Care Act (ACA, commonly known as Obamacare) requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide health insurance. This insurance must cover certain contraceptive methods, including the so-called “morning after” pill. However, regulations under the ACA allow non-profit religious organizations to opt-out of providing contraceptive coverage to