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White House buckling
on HHS mandate?

Hot Air, by Ed Morrissey

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/19/2012 1:28:01 PM

An appeals court reinstated lawsuits from Wheaton College and Belmont Abbey College against the HHS contraception mandate, overruling district courts that had ruled the lawsuits as “premature.” The recognition of the DC Circuit of the immediate threat to religious liberty would have been a big, albeit temporary victory for The Becket Fund, which represents the plaintiffs in these cases. However, as TBF explained in its press release and may have been overlooked otherwise, the court forced the Obama administration into conceding that the HHS mandate will be substantially reworked in the near future, emphases mine:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: otronome, 12/19/2012 2:28:54 PM     (No. 9074722)

They are not buckling...they are using the unlimited resources of government to overwhem the citizens who protest. The spend millions trying to invalidate our rights and it costs millions to fight them. they get beaten back and take more of our millions t set up another assault on our freedo using a different set of regluations and laws that invite us to spend more millions fighting them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 12/19/2012 5:00:17 PM     (No. 9074993)

Buckling is not Obama´s way.

I expect HHS to fight it out to the end. Then, should they finally lose in the courts, they will promptly issue new rules and try it another way.

As pointed out, the government doesn´t care what its legal costs are. Or the burden placed on others. Wear them down. Wear them out. Try the same things again in a different guise.

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