Tag Archives: HHS Mandate

U.S. Supreme Court will hear Little Sisters of the Poor case

Today the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear the Little Sisters of the Poor’s challenge to the accommodation provision of the federal contraceptive mandate. The order list is here. In July, a panel of the Tenth Circuit rejected … Continue reading

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10th Circuit rules against Little Sisters of the Poor on contraceptive mandate “accommodation”

Today the 10th Circuit issued its long-awaited (and just plain long) opinion in Little Sisters of the Poor v. Burwell, in which several religious groups are challenging the so-called accommodation that the Department of Health and Human Services is providing to … Continue reading

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Understanding the form that supposedly exempts the Little Sisters of the Poor from the HHS contraceptive mandate

As you may be aware, the Tenth Circuit recently denied the application to stay application of the Obama Administration’s contraceptive mandate filed by the Little Sisters of the Poor, but Justice Sotomayor granted the Little Sisters’ application. Since then, however, … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit to hear challenge to HHS contraceptive mandate in Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius

Tomorrow afternoon, in an unusual procedure, the en banc Tenth Circuit will consider Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius, a challenge to a Department of Health and Human Services regulation requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives and abortifacient … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Grants Hobby Lobby En Banc Hearing

This past Friday, the Tenth Circuit issued this order granting Hobby Lobby’s petition for an initial en banc hearing in Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius.  This means that instead of being heard by a three-judge panel, as usually occurs, the … Continue reading

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