US Appeals Bible Printer's Contraception Rule Exemption

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 2:34 PM EST) -- The Obama administration Tuesday appealed a Washington federal judge's decision to shield a for-profit Bible printer from the Affordable Care Act's requirement that large employers supply medical benefits covering contraception, one of several cases likely to decide the scope of religious exemptions from the mandate.

The federal government didn't immediately explain the basis for its appeal to the D.C. Circuit, but officials have previously argued that extending the accommodation to Tyndale House Publishers Inc. would endanger the contraception mandate, potentially allowing any corporation, no matter how...
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