WASHINGTON — A new injunction from the U.S. Supreme Court will protect the Little Sisters of the Poor from the demands of the contraception mandate while the group’s case works its way through the court system.
Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which is helping represent the Little Sisters in court, said Jan. 24 that he was “delighted” by the order.
“The government has lots of ways to deliver contraceptives to people,” he said. “It doesn’t need to force nuns to participate.”
The Jan. 24 order was issued by the entire Supreme Court. It said that if the Little Sisters of the Poor tell Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in writing...READ MORE