Texas Magistrate Judge Enjoins Implementation Of ACA Birth-Control Mandate
Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 3:03 PM EDT) -- DALLAS — A Texas magistrate judge on Nov. 25, 2014, said he would side with a Christian radio broadcaster on the close issue of whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate violates its First Amendment rights (Insight for Living Ministries v. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, et al., No. 14-675, E.D. Texas; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165228).
(Opinion available. Document #93-141224-020Z.)
Insight for Living Ministries filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, seeking to enjoin implementation of the...