Catholic College's Contraception Coverage Suit Tossed For Now

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday tossed a suit brought by a Catholic college against the federal government over the constitutionality of a rule requiring employers to include free contraceptive coverage in their health plans, finding the government still had to finish amending the rule before it could be adjudicated.

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg dismissed without prejudice a suit alleging that the contraception mandate — part of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care reform law — violates the college's rights under the First Amendment, finding...
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Case Title

BELMONT ABBEY COLLEGE v. SEBELIUS et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01989

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

James E. Boasberg

Date Filed

November 9, 2011

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