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Religious Employers To Go Ahead With Contraception Lawsuits

posted on September 9, 2014

Louise Radnofsky of The Wall Street Journal reports, “A batch of nonprofit religious employers signaled they will continue with lawsuits against the Obama administration’s contraception coverage requirement, the first clear sign the administration’s latest compromise won’t end the legal battle over the issue.” The government says its revision sufficiently accommodates employers’ religious beliefs, but religious groups argue that they should be allowed to entirely omit contraception from their insurance plans. Lawyers for the Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of nuns that run nonprofit nursing homes, said the new regulations “merely offer the Little Sisters another way to violate their religion and comply with the mandate.”

Read at The Wall Street Journal