Obamacare birth control dispute heads back to the Supreme Court
Religion, birth control and President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are converging in yet another high-profile dispute at the Supreme Court.
The justices on Friday stepped into the fourth legal challenge to the law since Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010.
This time, the issue is the arrangement the Obama administration worked out to spare faith-based hospitals, colleges and charities from paying for contraceptives for women covered under their health plans, while still ensuring that those women can obtain birth control at no extra cost as the law requires. Read more…