Tomorrow, Aug. 1, is a key deadline in the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Any employer-provided health-insurance plan renewed after this date must include cost-sharing-free coverage of contraceptives, sterilization and certain "contraceptive" drugs known to cause abortions.
But because of a preliminary injunction granted by a federal judge, one Catholic family-owned company in Colorado will not be subject to that requirement — at least until their case is decided.
And that has given hope to private companies and religiously affiliated employers concerned with religious liberty.
“We’re very pleased the judge recognized that religious freedom applies...READ MORE