Victory for Catholic-owned company against HHS mandate



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ABSTRACTVictory for Catholic-owned company against HHS mandate : News Headlines - Catholic Culture Login CatholicCulture Advanced Search News Commentary Liturgical Year Resource Center About Donate Shop Latest Headlines Most Important Most Popular This Week This Month Archives About CWN On the Culture On the News In Depth Analysis The City Gates Insights Reviews Off the Record Most Popular Archives Today Calendar This Month (Overview) This Season (Overview) Prayers Activities Recipes Library Website Reviews What You Need to Know Catholic Dictionary Catechism Church Fathers Most Collection Mission Leadership History Donor Information Boosters Rogues' Gallery Help/FAQ Advertise Contact Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org Victory for Catholic-owned company against HHS mandate CWN - April 23, 2013 From Our Store: Essays in Apologetics, Volume II (eBook) A US district court judge in western Pennsylvania has granted a preliminary injunction barring the enforcement of the HHS mandate against the Seneca Hardwood Lumber Company. The for-profit company is owned by a Catholic family. “There is a strong public interest in protecting fundamental First Amendment rights,” ruled Judge Joy Flowers Conti, who was appointed to the bench by President George W. Bush. “Plaintiffs showed that they are likely to succeed on the merits of their RFRA [Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993] claim; they will suffer irreparable harm absent injunctive relief; and the public interest favors granting injunctive relief.” Additional sources for this story Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window. Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Barring Enforcement of Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Against Small Business (Religion Clause) Court rules that Catholic-owned company may challenge HHS mandate (CWN, 3/11) An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus: Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation . Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you! Easter Campaign: Progress toward our Spring 2013 goal ($.......