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Christian Employers Dealt Setback on Birth-Control Cases

posted on July 15, 2015

In The Wall Street Journal, Louise Radnofsky reports that the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the Obama administration’s revised system for providing contraception under the Affordable Care Act does not violate employers’ religious liberty. The plaintiffs, various religiously affiliated employers, argued that the accommodations “still require the insurance plan the employers set up to provide contraception, which they believe to be wrong.” In the majority decision, judges Scott Matheson and Monroe McKay wrote, “Shifting responsibility to provide coverage away from the plaintiffs relieves rather than burdens their religious exercise.”

Read at The Wall Street Journal