NY Archdiocese Allowed To Fight Contraception Mandate

Law360, New York (December 6, 2012, 4:58 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge will allow the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York and other Catholic organizations to pursue their constitutional challenge of the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate because they face impending harm from the rule, according to an order filed Wednesday.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had urged U.S. District Judge Brian M. Cogan to dismiss the suit challenging the mandate, which requires employer health plans to cover contraception, saying the suit was unripe because the government was working on...
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