Indiana Federal Judge Enters Final Judgment Enjoining Birth Control Mandate
Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 1:27 PM EDT) -- SOUTH BEND, Ind. — An Indiana federal judge on Nov. 6, 2014, enjoined implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate in a Religious Freedom Restoration Act case brought by a construction company (Tonn and Blank Construction v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., No. 12-325, N.D. Ind.).
(Order available. Document #93-141126-014R.)
U.S. Judge Jon E. DeGuilio of the Northern District of Indiana cited the parties’ agreement that an injunction was appropriate in light of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. (134 S.Ct. 2751...