Top Court Rejects Religious Groups’ Challenges In Birth Control Cases
Mealey's (June 10, 2015, 9:43 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on March 31, 2104, denied petitions for certiorari from two nonprofit religious groups claiming that the contraceptive mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) (Priests for Life, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-891, U.S. Sup., Roman Catholic Archbishop of Washington, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-829, U.S. Sup.)
The ACA requires all group health plans and health insurance issuers that offer non-grandfathered...