Notre Dame Fires Back In Contraception Rule Battle

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 8:54 PM ET) -- The University of Notre Dame argued Monday that the present form of the health care reform law's contraception mandate gives it a “Hobson’s choice” of violating its faith by either providing coverage for services that violate its Catholic beliefs or by hiring only employees of its own religion.

The controversial rule, which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services amended to exclude only religious employers defined as those who employ people of the same religious beliefs, is causing it actual injuries in the form of...
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