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Another Victory for Challengers
of HHS Mandate

National Review Online, by Ed Whelan

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Posted By:Markinalpine, 11/19/2012 9:26:04 PM

The HHS contraceptive mandate suffered another loss last Friday—its third loss in the four decisions that have addressed the merits of the claim that the HHS mandate violates the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). In a thorough opinion in Tyndale House Publishers v. Sebelius, Judge Reggie B. Walton of the federal district court for the District of Columbia granted a preliminary injunction that bars the federal government from penalizing a publishing house for its religiously based refusal to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives that also operate as abortifacients.

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Another Judge, another ruling.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Michaelus, 11/19/2012 9:42:56 PM     (No. 9024559)

Nice to know that the Bill of Rights exists or does not exist depending on some judges whim.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M Stuart, 11/19/2012 10:09:23 PM     (No. 9024580)

Right #1. We can take only slight comfort in these small temporary wins knowing that SCOTUS is capricious and political, and the judiciary is in tatters.

Hobby Lobby lost. It´s a company who closes on Sundays as Chick-fil-A does. They might be technically secular, but the owners are religious enough to lose Sunday´s business in this day and age!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: janylou, 11/20/2012 12:53:08 AM     (No. 9024678)

I just know that Obominaion got to Roberts somehow just like he tried with Petraeus. I wonder if some of these things get back to the supremes if there will be any different outcome? I also wonder how people are going to feel when Obamacare is fully implemented? It is law for now but still could be overturned. We need to keep trying!


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