DETROIT - A Michigan federal judge on July 11 denied a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in a challenge to the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) brought by a management company owned by practicing Catholics (Mersino Management Co., et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-11296, E.D. Mich.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96588).