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Judge Sides with Anti-Abortion Group in Birth Control Case

posted on September 2, 2015

The Associated Press’s Eric Tucker reports that federal Judge Richard Leon ruled this week that employers can be exempted from the Affordable Care Act’s birth control requirement for ethical reasons, not just religious ones. The anti-abortion group March for Life sued the Obama administration for allowing a religious exemption, but not the same right to groups with purely ethical objections. Tucker writes, “Alliance Defending Freedom, whose lawyers represented March for Life, said Leon’s decision was the first to side with an organization that opposed the contraceptive mandate on moral rather than religious grounds.”

Read at Associated Press