8th Circ. Urged To Back Health Reform Contraception Order

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 6:13 PM EST) -- In a closely watched case over health reform’s contraception mandate, the National Women’s Law Center on Wednesday urged the Eighth Circuit to reject an industrial corporation’s requested exemption, saying the framework places a minimal burden on religious freedoms.

The NWLC is one of many interest groups to file amicus briefs in the birth control fight launched by Missouri-based O’Brien Industrial Holdings LLC, whose Catholic owner in November won a preliminary injunction in a 2 to 1 decision by the appeals court, which offered no rationale for...
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