1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
Young Boy Asks His Mother if They are Still Slaves; Her Response is in This Video
Young Boy Asks His Mother if They are Still Slaves; Her Response is in...
Man Comes Out to Parents, is Kicked Out of House, and Internet Responds Favorably
Man Comes Out to Parents, is Kicked Out of House, and Internet Respond...
Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting Case Overturned
Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting Case Overturned
Ashton Kutcher Gets Brutally Honest and Talks About Being Sexy
Ashton Kutcher Gets Brutally Honest and Talks About Being Sexy
Job Listings

Catholic Nuns Get Temporary Relief from Contraceptive Mandate

Acting on an emergency appeal from a group of Catholic nuns, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a temporary exemption that will protect the group from having to comply with the contraceptive mandate of Obamacare. The group submitted that the nuns would have to pay the draconian fines beginning if they failed to comply with the law from January 1, 2014.

Sotomayor’s order exclusively protects only the group of Catholic nuns who had raised the matter and does not have broader application. The government has until Friday to file a response in the matter.

Currently, the U.S. Supreme Court has number of appeals before it raised by religious organizations and private corporations whose owners’ object paying for contraceptives. Two such cases are scheduled to be heard in March.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


Until now, the Obama administration has worked on the policies to grant exemption to churches and other religious groups from providing contraceptive coverage. Religiously affiliated charities have gained a limited exemption in that they need not pay directly for the coverage, but their insurers are required to include it in their policies.

Several emergency appeals were made by religious organizations on Tuesday including the one, The Little Sisters of the Poor, which gained the temporary exemption.

Religious conservatives and the Obama administration are in open war over the contraceptive mandate that compels business owners and employers to pay for contraceptive coverage of employees. Many employers find it offending to their religious beliefs while others believe the choice of whether to use contraceptive or not is personal to each individual and should not enter corporate payout policies.

David Green, the founder of Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby Stores has said that business owners should not have to “choose between violating their beliefs and violating the law.”

Summary:

Colorado-based Catholic nuns gain temporary exemption from the contraceptive mandate of Obamacare. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor order exclusively protects the group of Catholic nuns who had raised the matter. Religious conservatives and the Obama administration are in open war over the mandate that compels business owners and employers to pay for contraceptive coverage of employees.

Catholic Nuns Get Temporary Relief from Contraceptive Mandate by

Tagged: , , , , , ,

Posted by on January 1, 2014. Filed under Breaking News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Medical Malpractice Defense Associate
USA-NY-White Plains

Our client is currently seeking a Defense Medical Malpractice Associate with the following: JD from an accredited law school Must be admitted to practice in the state of New York 2-...