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December 22, 2011

Another lawsuit challenges the coverage mandate

The happy warriors for religious liberty at the Becket Fund have filed a second lawsuit -- this time on behalf of an Evangelical Christian institution, Colorado Christian University, challenging the interim final rule that requires employers to provide coverage for, among other things, contraception and abortion-causing drugs.  The Maureen Dowds of the world want to frame the debate about exemptions from the mandate as a narrowly Catholic concern (and, really, not even a concern for most Catholics), recognizing that framing it this way goes a long way, in many people's minds, toward winning it.  But, the issues is bigger than Catholics-and-contraception. 

Posted by Rick Garnett on December 22, 2011 at 12:43 PM in Garnett, Rick | Permalink


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