Government Tells Judge Opt-Out Prevents Burden From Birth-Control Mandate

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 8:33 AM EDT) -- MIAMI — Barring access to contraceptives clearly constitutes religious practice, and essentially giving a third party a permission slip to provide contraceptives does not alleviate the situation, a law school told a Florida federal judge May 23, 2014 (Ave Maria School of Law v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-795, M.D. Fla.).

(Ave Maria’s reply brief available. Document #93-140625-008B.)

Ave Maria School of Law sued Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and others in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in...
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