Judge Finds ACA Accommodation Doesn’t Burden School’s Religious Practices

Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 3:42 PM EDT) -- KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A liberal arts school’s religious beliefs are not burdened by notifying the government that it objects to certain aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate, a federal judge held Jan. 13. The school appealed, and its opening brief is due April 6 in the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (The School of the Ozarks Inc., d/b/a College of the Ozarks v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al., No. 13-3157, W.D. Mo.; 2015...
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