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Colorado Nuns Appeal Birth Control Ruling to Supreme Court

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Associated Press, July 23, 2015

“The Sisters consider it immoral to help the government distribute these drugs,” Mark Rienzi, senior counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who represented the nuns, said in a statement.

“But instead of simply exempting them, the government insists that it can take over their ministry’s employee healthcare to distribute these drugs to their employees, while dismissing the Sisters’ moral objections as irrelevant,” Rienzi said.