Yesterday, a federal district judge in the Eastern District of Missouri granted a summary judgment in favor of Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland and his wife Theresa against the Obamacare abortifacient/contraceptive mandate, ruling...Show More Summary
When the U.S. Supreme Court sent a case about faith-based objections to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate back to lower courts, it left students at religious colleges and universities with continuing uncertainty about getting essential health care. Show More Summary
Over conservative dissent, the Supreme Court has refused to hear a religious liberty case, in which pharmacists challenged a Washington State regulaiton mandating that pharmacies disperse emergency contraception, such as Plan B, the so-called "morning after pill."
Yes, the Zubik v. Burwell case challenged the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage mandate. But that shouldn't stop you from getting your reproductive health needs met—without a co-payment. The post Here’s What You Need to Know About Your Birth Control Access Post-Supreme Court Ruling appeared first on Rewire.
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Hillary Clinton Verified account ?@HillaryClinton Every woman, no matter where she works, deserves birth control coverage. This shouldn’t be a question. #SCOTUS -H 2:47 PM – 16 May 2016 In Response to the recent SCOTUS decision on the Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of Catholic Nuns opposing the Obama administration Contraceptive Mandate, Hillary […]
On the merits, Monday’s Supreme Court unsigned opinion in Zubik v. Burwell, a vitally important contraception mandate case, is being read by some as a win for the Little Sisters of the Poor because the court didn’t brush off their claims...Show More Summary
Last Monday the case over the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for contraceptive coverage reached the Supreme Court and for a bit, sent a wave of confusion through those who were anticipating the results, when the cases were suddenly sent to the lower courts. Show More Summary
Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued an opinion, or rather, a non-opinion, in one of the term's most important cases, Zubik v. Burwell, a challenge to Obamacare's contraception mandate procedures. In a brief, per curiam opinion, the Court remanded seven cases it had chosen to decide just months before. Accompanying......
Tierney Sneed does a nice job here piecing together what the Supreme Court tried to do yesterday on the Obamacare contraceptive mandate and why it's really hard to see how it's going to work out like the court wants it to.
On Our Radar Bitch HQ Happy Tuesday! Want to get this weekday roundup in your inbox? Sign up at the bottom of this post! • The Supreme Court decided not to rule on a case challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate yesterday. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court kicks a controversial case over the contraception mandate back for a compromise and trims no-injury class actions in a busy day for opinions.
It's the case everyone is calling Little Sisters of the Poor because conservatives shrewdly decided that the famed religious order was their best front in the fight against Obamacare's contraception-coverage mandate — even better than Hobby Lobby! In reality, the Supreme Court dealt today with seven cases bubbling up from four ... More »
OK, wait. What really happened today with the Supreme Court's non-decision in the contraceptive mandate case? I based my post this morning on a Washington Post story by Robert Barnes that said the court "declined Monday to decide challenges"...Show More Summary
The challenge from religious non-profits to Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate got sent back down to the lower courts, creating a lot of uncertainty.
Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court took religious liberty off its docket, and also out of the center of the 2016 presidential election. Zubik v. Burwell, the religious challenge to the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care...Show More Summary
On Monday, the Supreme Court decided not to rule on a case challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, arguing mainly that it was unfair to religious nonprofits who might object to the concept of birth control altogether. Show More Summary
The long saga of the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate — which requires that contraception be covered as part of private health plans — took another turn at the Supreme Court today. And the Court — which, don’t forget, is still divided 4-4 between liberals and conservatives — sent it back down to the appeals […]
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The justices sent the government and the Little Sisters back to lower courts to work out a compromise.