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Judge backs Catholic firm
over contraception mandate

Reuters, by Terry Baynes

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Posted By:hoosier observer, 11/1/2012 5:01:23 PM

A Catholic-owned family business in Michigan does not have to comply with the provision of the new U.S. healthcare law that requires private employers to provide employees with health insurance that covers birth control, a federal judge in Detroit has ruled. U.S. District Judge Robert Cleland, in a ruling late Wednesday, temporarily blocked the government from forcing the owner of Weingartz Supply Company, which sells outdoor power equipment, to include contraception in its health coverage of employees.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1, 11/1/2012 5:05:59 PM     (No. 8980550)

Used to be District Court rules when two laws conflict the court has to rule for the citizen. Apparently freedom of religion and O'care are incompatible and the rules still apply?


Reply 2 - Posted by: kono, 11/1/2012 7:49:40 PM     (No. 8980858)

But if King Barry can declare that policies qualify for his health plan only if they provide that coverage, then Weingartz Supply's only choice will be to provide health benefits including contraception or no health benefits at all.

Dictators don't leave loopholes open that easily...


   

 

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