Hobby Lobby wins another round in challenge against HHS mandate
Catholic World News - July 19, 2013
A US federal judge has granted the Hobby Lobby stores an injunction stopping enforcement of the HHS mandate to include contraceptive coverage in employee health-care plans.
The courtroom victory for the Oklahoma-based corporation follows on last month’s decision by an appeals court that Hobby Lobby and a partner corporation, Mardel, have the right to challenge the HHS mandate under the terms of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The case has been closely followed because Hobby Lobby is challenging the contraceptive mandate as a for-profit corporation run by religious individuals, rather than as a church-related institution.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our July expenses ($16,137 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!