Judge Enjoins Contraceptive Mandate’s Application To Closely Held Company
(June 17, 2016, 2:50 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia federal judge on June 16 granted a preliminary injunction and stay of proceedings in a closely held corporation’s challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate (Johnson Welded Products Inc. and Lilli Johnson v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al., No. 16-557, D. D.C.).
(Order available. Document #93-160622-012R.)
In granting the unopposed motion, U.S. Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the District of Columbia cited the Supreme Court’s May 2016 ruling in Zubik v. Burwell (14-1418, 14-1453,...