More from Michael McConnell on the supplementary briefing in ‘Zubik v. Burwell

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April 13, 2016, The Washington Post 

What did the government do in its supplemental brief? It hemmed and it hawed. It complained about the question, then it said no, then it said yes, then it spent pages asking the Court to do certain things if it lost.

Meanwhile, the petitioners responded in their first paragraph: “The answer to that question is clear and simple: Yes.”