Supreme Court blocks contraceptives rule for religious groups
The justices issued a one-paragraph order that keeps in place a temporary injunction that was handed down by Justice
The Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic charities objected to the so-called "contraceptive mandate" - a provision of the Affordable Care Act - on religious grounds.
Friday's order says that if Little Sisters and the other nonprofits that filed suit inform the Secretary of
Catholic leaders say the rule violates their religious freedom because they believe contraceptives are immoral.
The Obama administration says the requirement protects women's health care rights.
3 million enrolled for health care
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