D.C. Circuit Deals Latest Blow to ACA Contraception Mandate

The court started its opinion by stating “we are asked to revisit the behemoth known as the Affordable Care Act … we must determine whether the contraceptive mandate imposed by the Act trammels the right of free exercise — a right that lies at the core of our constitutional liberties — as protected by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. We conclude it does.” “The query is simple: do corporations enjoy the shelter of the Free Exercise Clause? Or is the
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