Thursday, November 29, 2012
Politico: Obamacare's many contraception lawsuits, by Kathryn Smith:
War on women — meet war on religious employers.
The first battle played out in the voting booth.
The second is unfolding in the courts — and the Supreme Court may eventually weigh in on questions about constitutionally protected religious freedom, the public good and whether secular corporations can be, as one judge put it, the “alter ego” of their religious owners.
Dozens of lawsuits have been filed in protest of the Obama administration’s policy that most employers include no-cost coverage of FDA-approved prescription contraceptives in health plans. . . .