Supreme Court To Review ACA Contraception Mandate

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 12:20 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the Affordable Care Act's mandate that large, for-profit employers pay for workers' birth control violates religious freedoms, setting the stage for another momentous decision on the scope of corporate free expression.

The high court's decision to take up the politically explosive matter was not a surprise, as the Obama administration and lawyers for various companies had urged justices to resolve a 3-2 circuit split opposing the mandate in at least limited circumstances.

As is customary, the...
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