7th Circuit Rejects Preliminary Injunction In ACA Opt-Out Challenge

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — Notre Dame is not entitled to a preliminary injunction while it challenges the opt-out provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s contraceptive mandate, a divided Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held May 19 (University of Notre Dame v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-3853, 7th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #93-150527-013Z.)

While Notre Dame is differently situated than the plaintiffs in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. (134 S. Ct. 2751 [2014]), the ACA still puts it “in a position that...
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