The Supreme Court has ruled a group of Catholic nuns will not have to comply with the contraception mandate in ObamaCare while their lawsuit plays out in court, if they declare their objections in writing.
The court ordered the group, the Little Sisters of the Poor, to inform the Department of Health and Human Services they will not comply with the requirement under the health care law that employers must offer contraceptive coverage.
If the group does so, the court says the injunction allowing them reprieve from the mandate will stand until the case is resolved.
Their nuns' lawyer, Mark Rienzi of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, said they were delighted to hear about the court's decision. "It made no sense for the Little Sisters to be singled out for fines and punishment before they could even finish their suit," he said.Read Full ArticleHERE