Dissent From En Banc Denial Predicts Short Life For ‘Gravely Wrong’ ACA Ruling

(September 4, 2015, 1:29 PM EDT) -- DENVER — Five 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals judges issued a strongly worded dissent to denial of en banc rehearing Sept. 3, calling a panel’s decision that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate accommodation did not burden religious practice “clearly and gravely wrong” while predicting that it “will not long survive” (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.,...
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