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Court Lets Some Charities Avoid Rules on Birth Control Coverage

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June 30, 2015, New York Times

Eric C. Rassbach, a deputy general counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, who has closely followed the issue, welcomed the order.

“This is another instance in which the government fought all the way to the Supreme Court and lost again,” Mr. Rassbach said. “Doesn’t the government have something better to do than fight charities serving the poor?” Plaintiffs in the case included the Roman Catholic bishop of Pittsburgh, the Most Rev. David A. Zubik, and Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh.