Government To 7th Circuit: ACA Birth-Control Mandate Not A Burden
Mealey's (June 10, 2015, 10:34 AM EDT) -- SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Opting out of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s contraceptive mandate frees religious groups from objectionable conduct and cannot be seen as merely shifting the conduct to third parties, the government argued in a May 6, 2014, brief (Grace Schools and Biola University Inc. and Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Inc., et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., Nos. 14-1430, 14-1431, 7th Cir.).
(Opening brief available. Document #93-140528-026B. Americans United for Separation of Church and State amicus brief available. Document...