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Obama administration asks for delay in legal fight over contraception

Washington (CNN) - An ongoing political dispute over the Obama administration's new mandate on contraceptive coverage has reached the federal courts, with the Justice Department on Friday urging judges to stay out of the controversy until a compromise can be worked out. At issue is whether religious institutions should be exempt from mandated employee coverage [...]
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Judge Temporarily Blocks Contraceptive Mandate in Health Care Law

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (2 years ago)

A federal court has temporarily blocked the Obama Administration's contraceptive mandate for one Colorado air conditioning company, in the first of what promises to be several legal fights over the regulation, ultimately winding up ... Read Post

Finalized rules let religious groups opt out of contraception mandate

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (2 years ago)

Washington (CNN) – The Obama administration finalized rules on Friday that allow religious-affiliated organizations opposing the use of contraception to opt out of a federal mandate requiring that they provide their employees with i... Read Post

White House to reach contraceptive compromise

US Politics / US Elections : CNN Political Ticker (3 years ago)

Washington (CNN) - The White House will likely come up with a compromise decision on contraceptive coverage in health care plans Friday, an administration source told CNN. Controversy has raged over a pending federal rule requiring ... Read Post

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