6th Circuit Grants Injunction Pending Appeal In Birth Control Suit

6th Circuit Grants Injunction Pending Appeal In Birth Control Suit

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Dec. 31 granted an injunction pending appeal in favor of two Catholic institutions after a Michigan federal judge on Dec. 27 declined to grant a preliminary injunction in favor of the plaintiffs in their suit seeking to keep the government from implementing the birth control mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) against them and their health plans (Michigan Conference, et al. v. Kathleen Sebelius, et al., No. 13-2723, 6th Cir.).

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