20 States Urge High Court To Ax ACA Contraception Mandate

Law360, Washington (January 29, 2014, 6:36 PM EST) -- A group of 20 states on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act’s so-called contraception mandate, in one of a number of briefs to flood into the high court over a contentious case challenging the law on religious freedom grounds.

In their brief, the states argue that the mandate — which requires companies with more than 50 employees to provide contraceptive coverage at no cost to female employees covered by a company health plan, or face financial penalties — violates the Religious...
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