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Government urges Highest Court to pass on nonprofit contraceptive mandate argument


Government attorneys are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to not take up the issue of contraception mandates of the Affordable Care Act. A U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a Catholic coalition's effort to strike down the provision.

Catholic institutions challenge contraception mandate in court


More than 40 U.S. Catholic institutions have filed 12 lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act's requirement that employers cover contraceptive services in their health plans.

Obama administration softens on employer-paid birth control requirement

The Obama administration has announced an "accommodation" to its controversial law requiring all employer insurance plans to offer free contraceptive services in their health plans.