Court upholds contraception mandate

KENTWOOD, Mich. (ABP) — A federal appeals court ruled Sept. 17 that a for-profit manufacturing corporation must provide workers with health insurance that includes no-cost birth control even if it violates the religious teaching of the owners. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Roman Catholic family that owns controlling interest in Autocam, a Michigan business that produces automotive and medical supplies. The family filed a lawsuit objecting to the contraceptive mandate in Obamacare on religious grounds.

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