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Court to Review Religious Law Once Hailed by Democrats But Now Used to Battle Obamacare

posted on February 3, 2014

The Washington Post’s Robert Barnes reports that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, once championed by Democrats and the ACLU, is now at the heart of the challenges against the contraception mandate. While some legal scholars have filed briefs against the act, there seems to be a general consensus among the three branches of government that the RFRA is constitutional. “Although the contraceptive challenges will be one of the court’s most charged cases of the term,” writes Barnes, “there is little support elsewhere in the briefs for the view that the RFRA is unconstitutional.”

Read at The Washington Post