Bible Printer Says For-Profit Cos. Also Deserve ACA Exemption

Law360, Washington (November 9, 2012, 7:01 PM EST) -- A for-profit Christian publishing company told a Washington federal judge Friday that it, like religious nonprofits, should be exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate, claiming it is run similarly to a religious nonprofit and that adhering to the law would infringe on its and its owners' religious freedom.

Despite its obvious religious ties as a Christian literature and bible publisher, Tyndale House Publishers Inc. says the government won't give the company a reprieve from providing certain U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved contraceptive drugs that...
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TYNDALE HOUSE PUBLISHERS, INC. et al v. SEBELIUS et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-01635

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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Reggie B. Walton

Date Filed

October 2, 2012

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