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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.
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.
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.