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Michigan Judge Temporarily Blocks Health Law Mandate on Birth Control

posted on November 7, 2012

In Detroit, a federal judge ruled that the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that requires employers to provide coverage for contraceptives is an infringement on “the sincere exercise of religious beliefs,” reports Robert Pear of The New York Times. The Obama administration responded to this ruling by saying that Daniel Weingartz, the plaintiff, should not be able to “impose his religious beliefs on the corporation’s group health plan or its 170 employees.” 

Read at The New York Times