Victory Over Obamacare: Fed Court Rules Catholic Organizations Don’t Have To Provide Contraceptive Coverage To Employees

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Weasel Zippers

This can have application across the country, very nice decision.

Via NY Post:

In a blow to President Obama’s signature legislative mandate, a Brooklyn federal judge on Monday sided with several Catholic organizations in New York, saying they do not have to comply with an Affordable Care Act requirement to provide employees with contraceptive coverage.

Citing religious freedom grounds, the organizations filed the lawsuit last year seeking protection from the Obamacare directive. In the first permanent ruling on the hot-button issue, US District Court Judge Brian Cogan said the religious groups should not be forced to comply with the birth control component of Obamacare.

The plaintiffs benefitting from the permanent injunction are Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, Monsignor Farrell High School on Staten Island, the ArchCare healthcare group and Catholic Health Services of Long Island.

The Archdioceses of Rockville Centre and New York, which are also plaintiffs to the suit, are already exempt from the contraceptive care requirement as religious institutions. The law takes effect Jan. 1

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8 thoughts on “Victory Over Obamacare: Fed Court Rules Catholic Organizations Don’t Have To Provide Contraceptive Coverage To Employees

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  2. A no-brainer for any judge faithful to the Constitution. But, ironically, in this post-constitutional period, the ruling is, arguably, ground-breaking. How far we’ve strayed. How very, very far.

  3. ought this affect the ruling that the baker who didn’t bake a cake for a gay couple ought to be able to not bake the cake due to religious rights?

    • If it were me, I would close down my business and move to another state if at all possible. It’s hard to fight a corrupt system when you’re alone and no one stands with you.

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