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At the Supreme Court, ‘Little Sisters of the Poor’ has a ring to it

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October 18, 2015, Washington Post

“After impermissibly trying to pick and choose which religious groups to exempt from the contraceptive mandate, (the government) should not now to be allowed to pick and choose its opponent or which questions it must confront in defending its actions,” wrote Clement, retained by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty on behalf of the Little Sisters.

Mark L. Rienzi, a Catholic University law professor and Becket Fund attorney, acknowledged that there are “optics reasons” for the support his clients have received, but added that “there are legal reasons, too.”