For-Profits Can't Duck Contraception Mandate, 7th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 7:28 PM EST) -- The Obama administration Friday urged the Seventh Circuit to force a construction firm’s owners to comply with a mandate that most large employers include contraception coverage in their health insurance plans, contending that religious liberties aren’t affected by the high-profile element of the Affordable Care Act.

In its opening brief, the federal government said the owners of Illinois-based Korte & Luitjohan Contractors Inc., who last year won a preliminary injunction, would not be required to take any action impacting their Catholic faith because only the corporate...
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