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Federal Government Files Petition With High Court In Birth Control Case

Mealey's (June 9, 2015, 4:49 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government on Jan. 31, 2014, filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to have overturned the granting of a preliminary injunction in a case challenging the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Kathleen Sebelius, et al. v. William Newland, et al., No. 13-919, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition available. Document #31-140219-017B.)

The government, however, has asked the Supreme Court to hold the petition pending the court’s decision in two cases...
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