Contraceptives

Local News
10:15 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Belmont Abbey Wins Contraceptive Ruling, In Blow to Health Care Reform

Belmont Abbey College participated in one of more than 40 cases around the country challenging the contraceptive mandate.
Credit Courtesy of Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College in Gaston County won a lawsuit against the “contraceptive mandate,” a section of the health care reform law requiring employer-provided insurance to offer free access to contraceptives, like birth control pills. Wednesday’s decision is part of a series of lawsuits around the country that could ultimately bring another piece of the law before the Supreme Court.

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