Ga. Archdiocese Can't Fight ACA Contraception Rule, US Says

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 2:14 PM EST) -- The federal government Monday urged a Georgia federal judge to dismiss the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta's constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate because the archdiocese hasn't shown it will be harmed by the rule.

The government said in a brief that the suit filed in October by the archdiocese and other Georgia Catholic organizations challenging the mandate — which requires employer health plans to cover contraception — must be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction because the employee health plans they offer are...
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