Divided 10th Circuit Panel Finds ACA Accommodation Doesn’t Burden Religion

Mealey's (July 17, 2015, 12:49 PM EDT) -- DENVER — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) accommodation for those who object to providing certain contraceptives relieves those employers from complying with the law and eliminates any religious burden, a divided 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held July 14 (Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged, Denver Colorado, et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., No. 13-1540, Southern Nazarene University, et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., Nos. 14-6026, 14-6028, 10th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 12145).

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