Mealey's Insurance - Missouri Federal Judge Grants Injunction In ACA Birth-Control Case

ST LOUIS - Finding that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) contraceptive mandate imposed a substantial burden on the religious beliefs of two groups and that the government had not instituted the least restrictive method of achieving its goals, a Missouri federal judge granted a motion for preliminary injunction June 30 (Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities of St. Louis v. Sylvia M. Burwell, et al., No. 13-2300, E.D. Mo.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88918).

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