Car Parts Maker Challenges ACA's Contraception Mandate

Law360, New York (October 9, 2012, 2:28 PM EDT) -- A Michigan auto parts manufacturer on Monday became the latest employer to sue the federal government over the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate on grounds that it violates the business owners' religious beliefs.

Autocam Corp. and its biotechnology manufacturer affiliate, Autocam Medical LLC, claim the ACA’s preventative care provision — which is often called the contraception mandate and requires employers to include free contraceptive health care in their employee health care plans — violates the Catholic owners' rights under the First Amendment, as well as their...
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