WASHINGTON — The Little Sisters of the Poor have received temporary protection from the federal contraception mandate until the Supreme Court decides whether or not it will hear their case.
On Aug. 21, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Little Sisters will not be subject to the mandate’s requirements or the fines associated with resisting it. The court order lasts until the Supreme Court announces whether it will take up the sisters’ appeal. If the court agrees to hear the case, the protection from the mandate will last until it issues a final ruling.
For 175 years, the Little Sisters have cared for the elderly poor and dying throughout the world.
However, they say that...READ MORE