Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Federal Judge Rules Notre Dame Unlikely To Prevail In Challenge to Contraception Rule
The Huffington Post: Notre Dame Dealt Big Rejection In Challenge Against Birth Control Coverage, by Tom Coyne:
A federal judge said he doesn't think the University of Notre Dame will succeed in its challenge to a federal health care law requirement that it provide students and employee health plans that cover birth control.
U.S. District Judge Philip Simon on Friday rejected the Catholic school's request for an injunction, prompting Notre Dame to file an appeal Monday to the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. . . .
The ACLU provides a summary of the challenges to the ACA contraceptive rule and the status of each case here.