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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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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

Religious exemptions grow in contraception mandate

Religion : CNN Belief Blog (3 years ago)

By Eric Marrapodi and Jessica Yellin, CNN Washington (CNN)-The Obama administration announced late Friday two new steps in a controversial contraception mandate. In an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking posted in the Federal Reg... 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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