Bishops Threaten Suit Over Contraception Coverage Rule

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 1:56 PM EDT) -- Catholic leaders on Tuesday renewed their call for the Obama administration to scrap a rule requiring employers to include free contraceptive care in health plans that they claim is unconstitutional, and threatened to sue the government to block its implementation.

"We are convinced that no public good is served by this unprecedented nationwide mandate, and that forcing individual and institutional stakeholders to sponsor and subsidize an otherwise widely available product over their religious and moral objections serves no legitimate, let alone compelling, government interest," the U.S. Conference...
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