Tag Archives: Hobby Lobby

Sixth Circuit Follows Six Other Circuits In Upholding Obamacare’s Contraception Mandate Accommodation Against Religious Freedom Challenge

The Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate is back in the news.  Last Friday, the Sixth Circuit made headlines when it joined six other Circuits in upholding the accommodation scheme for religious non-profits that object to the contraception mandate.  See August 21, 2015 Opinion, Michigan Catholic Conference, et al. v. Burwell, et al. (6th Cir. Case … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit rejects legal challenges by catholic non-profits to contraception mandate under federal health care statute

In my first post of the year back on January 3, I reported on how a divided Sixth Circuit panel on New Year’s Eve had granted a motion filed by Michigan Catholic Conference and Catholic Family Services to halt the so-called contraception mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services that went into effect under … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Joins Third Circuit in Rejecting Challenge to the Contraception and Abortion Mandate Under the New Federal Health Care Statute

At the beginning of the year, we posted a feature story on high-profile lawsuits headed to the Sixth Circuit in 2013.  One of the lawsuits that we predicted would land at the Sixth Circuit this year was the challenge to the so-called contraception and abortion mandate by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) … Continue Reading

Video Interview: Discussing Recent Challenges to the Abortion and Contraception Mandate with LXBN TV

Below is a link to my recent interview on LXBN TV with host Colin O’Keefe of LXBN where I discuss the legal challenges to the so-called abortion and contraception mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148.  As I highlight during the interview, there currently are over 40 lawsuits making their way through … Continue Reading