6th Circuit Again Rejects Substantial Burden In ACA Accommodation Case

(August 24, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — Even in light of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. (573 U.S. __ [2014]), the contraceptive mandate accommodation does not substantially burden religious practice, a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Aug. 21 (Michigan Catholic Conference, et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., No 13-2723, 6th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #93-150930-006Z.)

The Michigan Catholic Conference and Catholic Family Services d/b/a Catholic Charities Diocese of Kalamazoo filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, seeking to enjoin named...
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