Minnesota Employer Gets Religious Exemption To Health Law’s Birth Control Mandate
American Manufacturing Co. won the exemption because its owner, Gregory Hall, is an ordained Catholic deacon in Texas. He fundamentally opposes the forms of birth control that are specified by the Affordable Care Act provision that requires this coverage.
Minnesota Manufacturer Wins Exemption From Birth Control Mandate
A St. Joseph, Minn., employer has received a religious exemption to the federal mandate requiring birth control coverage in workplace health insurance, a case that stems from the Hobby Lobby ruling that weakened a key plank of Obamacare. (Olson, 12/4)