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Federal Court Rules Against EWTN in HHS Mandate Challenge; Case on Hold Until SCOTUS Rules

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“February 19, 2016, The National Catholic Register

In a 2-1 decision delivered Feb. 18, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) in its challenge to the federal contraception mandate.

“We are disappointed in the court’s refusal to protect our religious freedom,” EWTN Chairman and CEO Michael Warsaw said.”