A Catholic long-term care provider and the federal government opposed each other in recent Supreme Court filings over the Affordable Care Act's so-called "contraception mandate."
An Evangelical Christian who runs senior care facilities does not have to provide free contraception or sterilization for his female employees for the time being, a judge ruled Friday.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) proposed an interesting question last week in his hearing on a federal contraception mandate for employers, namely, "Has the Obama administration trampled on freedom of religion and freedom of conscience?"
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.
About 500 Catholic nursing homes in the United States will be affected by a regulation requiring employer health insurance plans to cover contraceptive services.