Pa. Federal Judge Reconsiders Dismissal Order In Birth Control Mandate Suit

Pa. Federal Judge Reconsiders Dismissal Order In Birth Control Mandate Suit

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania federal judge on May 8 granted a motion to reconsider the dismissal of claims brought by a private, nonprofit college, two for-profit entities and the owners of those entities who are challenging the "birth control" mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), saying that the claims are now ripe for review. The judge then went on to partially grant and partially deny the defendants' motion to dismiss (Geneva College, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 12-207, W.D. Pa.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 65685).

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