Court Won’t Exempt Notre Dame from Obamacare Birth Control Provision

The Chicago Tribune reports, “A federal appeals court has rejected the University of Notre Dame’s request to temporarily be exempt from a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires the Catholic school’s insurance providers to cover the costs of contraceptives for students and staff.” In its lawsuit, Notre Dame argued that offering birth control, even indirectly, violates its religious beliefs. The ruling on Tuesday is an interim measure, forcing Notre Dame to continue providing contraceptive coverage until its case is decided.

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