Courts To Hear Birth Control Mandate Lawsuits

Kathryn Smith and Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico report, “Obamacare’s birth control mandate will go before four different appeals courts over the next three weeks as private businesses that object to the policy on religious liberty grounds bring a barrage of lawsuits that opponents hope to get before the U.S. Supreme Court as soon as this fall.” Kyle Duncan, general counsel for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, says the for-profit companies’ arguments will circulate around the key question: “Does the mere fact that they’re a profit-making business … negate their right to freedom of exercise of religion?”

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