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A Missing Argument in Favor of Upholding the ACA's Mandatory Contraceptive Coverage
The New York Times; subscription may be required Link to more items from this source
[Opinion]
Feb. 7, 2014
"Oddly, the Justice Department has relegated to a footnote what may be the strongest single argument against allowing the two companies to deny their workers contraceptive coverage that they would otherwise be entitled to under the health care law. That would be the Constitution's establishment clause enforcing the separation of church and state and barring government from favoring one religion over another or nonbelievers. But that is exactly what would happen if the restoration act were to be read as a congressional order requiring federal courts to grant private for-profit employers an exemption that would effectively allow them to impose their beliefs on employees to deny them a valuable government benefit."

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