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Court bars enforcement of HHS mandate against nursing-facility owner

September 12, 2013

A US district court judge in Colorado has temporarily blocked enforcement of the HHS mandate against assisted-living centers and nursing homes owned by Stephen Briscoe, an evangelical Protestant, according to a report.

Judge Wiley Young Daniel, a Clinton appointee, made clear that his order extended only to “four objectionable FDA approved methods” of contraception to which Briscoe objects because of their potential abortifacient effect.


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