Government: Groups Challenging Birth-Control Mandate Lack Standing, Burden

Mealey's (June 10, 2015, 9:59 AM EDT) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — Catholic groups challenging the contraceptive mandate regulations suffer from various fatal standing issues and do not allege that the mandate imposes a substantial burden on them, the government told a federal judge on April 2 (The Catholic Benefits Association LCA, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 14-240, W.D. Okla.).

(Opposition available. Document #93-140423-025B. ACLU brief available. Document #93-140423-026B. Reply available. Document #93-140423-027B.)

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of...
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