Once again, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments involving religious objections to the contraceptive coverage mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
A ruling issued by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a case out of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, offers the first case to lean heavily on the Supreme Court’s Bladensburg cross case decision.
The City of Philadelphia’s decision to halt a foster care placement contract with Catholic Social Services (CSS) was upheld by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in an opinion issued earlier this week.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled that neither the First Amendment nor the state’s RFRA requires an accommodation for religious adoption agencies from nondiscrimination rules.