Government Tells 8th Circuit That Hobby Lobby Endorsed Accommodation

Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT) -- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The government on Nov. 18, 2014, responded to two religious schools’ argument that Hobby Lobby was not an implicit endorsement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) accommodation allowing religious objectors to avoid paying for contraceptive insurance coverage as a means of ensuring insurance coverage while protecting religious rights (Dordt College and Cornerstone University v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., No. 14-2726, 8th Cir.).

(Reply brief available. Document #93-141126-018B. Response available. Document #93-141126-017B.)

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