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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

Busy Day Today for Legal Challenges To The Health Care Statute As The Sixth Circuit Issues A New Opinion And The Obama Administration Announces Proposed Shift in Policy

Today has been an active day for legal challenges relating to the new health care statute.  To start things off, the Sixth Circuit earlier this morning rejected the latest constitutional challenges to the so-called individual mandate requiring individuals to purchase health insurance under the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148.  … Continue Reading