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Federal Court Temporarily Blocks Missouri Law Excluding Insurance Coverage for Birth Control

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As states pass their own laws allowing employers to discriminate in insurance benefits, federal courts must wrestle with how those laws interact with the federal contraception mandate.

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7th Circuit Blocks Contraception Mandate, Suggests Expansion of “Religious Liberty” for Corporations

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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals appears ready to vastly expand corporate rights in the name of religious liberties.

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Hobby Lobby Denied Injunction, Must Comply With Mandate While Legal Challenge Proceeds

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The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals appears skeptical of claims for-profit corporations have religious rights.

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First Appellate Arguments On Birth Control Benefit Suggest Long Fight Ahead

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A D.C. appellate court appears ready to let the first round of legal challenges to the contraception mandate survive.

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Hobby Lobby Appeals Contraception Ruling

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Within a day of a district court judge ruling the retail craft giant needed to comply with the health care reform law Hobby Lobby asks the appeallate courts to take a look.

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Yet Another Lawsuit Contests the Birth Control Benefit

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A lawsuit in Tennessee becomes the latest to challenge the contraception mandate in Obamacare.

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What’s Next In The Litigation Over The Obamacare Contraception Mandate?

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As another federal court temporarily blocks the mandate from taking effect, what comes next in the fight for comprehensive reproductive health care coverage?

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Federal Judge In Michigan Rules Against Birth Control Benefit in Favor of Business Owner

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Another Catholic business owner finds success challenging the contraception mandate.

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UPDATE: A Closer Look at the Contraceptive Coverage Lawsuits: The Radical Agenda Behind the Fight Over Religious Exemptions

Thirty lawsuits have been filed by corporations challenging the HHS regulation requiring that most health plans cover contraceptives. A survey of these cases yields some useful information as to what the “religious freedom” debate is all about.

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Religious and Activist Groups Petition Hobby Lobby to Stop Birth Control Lawsuit

Women’s rights activists and Christian activists join together to urge the retail chain to drop their lawsuit.

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