8th Circuit Finds ACA Accommodation Violates Religious Practice
(September 28, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT) -- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Relying on its ruling in Sharpe Holdings, an Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 17 found that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) birth-control mandate accommodation process violates religious practice (Dordt College and Cornerstone University v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., No. 14-2726, 8th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 165909).
(Opinion available. Document #93-150930-027Z.)
Dordt College and Cornerstone University sued Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), and others in the U.S. District Court for the...