High Court Again Urged To Weigh ACA Contraception Mandate

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT) -- A Michigan auto parts maker on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a Sixth Circuit finding that for-profit companies can’t cite religious freedoms to duck the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, upping the pressure on the justices to settle the hotly contested question.

Autocam Corp., along with a sister company that makes medical devices, wrote in its petition that the appeals court had erred by deciding Congress didn’t intend for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to apply to for-profits. The RFRA restricts the federal...
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