Obamacare doesn't violate the religious freedom of employers that don't want to cover contraceptives, a federal judge in Missouri has ruled. Frank O'Brien, the owner of O'Brien Industrial Holdings, filed a lawsuit in March claiming that Obamacare violated his religious freedom by mandating that his company's health insurance cover employees' contraceptive use, according to Courthouse News Service.

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  • Obamacare: What Happens if the Contraception Mandate Is Struck Down?
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    03/25/2014 - 1:48 am | View Link
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    02/25/2014 - 5:27 am | View Link
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  • HHS Mandate Information Central
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    02/27/2015 - 6:27 pm | View Website
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    Supreme Court Victory for Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom (June 30, 2014) Media Advisory: Supreme Court Victory for Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom (June 30, 2014)
    02/25/2015 - 10:09 am | View Website
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), codified as amended at scattered sections of the Internal Revenue Code and in 42 U.S.C. commonly called the ...
    02/20/2015 - 11:15 pm | View Website
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    01/10/2015 - 7:39 pm | View Website
  • Religious Groups Again Challenge Obamacare's Birth Control ...
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    12/8/2014 - 2:10 am | View Website
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