SOUTH BEND, Ind. - An Indiana federal judge on Dec. 27 granted a preliminary injunction in favor of two not-for-profit Christ-center institutions of higher learning in their challenge to the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Grace Schools, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 12-459, N.D. Ind.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 180576).