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Defeat for Priests for Life in HHS mandate case

May 22, 2015

A federal appellate court has refused to rehear Priests for Life’s request for relief from the HHS mandate.

In November, three judges from the 11-judge US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the mandate did not substantially burden Priests for Life’s exercise of religion.

The organization then requested that all the members of court rehear the case, but the request was denied in a May 20 decision.


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  • Posted by: bernie4871 - May. 22, 2015 5:54 PM ET USA

    The noose seems to keep getting tighter and tighter. Does this ruling actually say Priests for Life must provide its staff with contraceptives, even IUDs? If so, then PFL may have to disband and go volunteer.