Government To 11th Circuit:ACA Challengers Seek To Convert ‘Shield Into A Sword’

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 3:46 PM EDT) -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals should reject plaintiffs’ attempt to transform religious protections from a “shield into a sword” in a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate, the government argued in a Sept. 26, 2014, brief (Eternal Word Television Network Inc. and State of Alabama v. Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., No. 14-12696, 11th Cir.).

(Response brief available. Document #93-140930-027B. Opening brief available. Document #93-140930-026B.)

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