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Touchdown! Notre Dame scores big on HHS mandate at Supreme Court

by Matt Hadro | Catholic News Agency  |  published on March 11, 2015


Washington D.C., Mar 9, 2015 / 12:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a potentially groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court nullified a federal court ruling against the University of Notre Dame on the HHS contraception mandate and sent it back for reconsideration by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

The university is “gratified” by the decision, said vice president of public affairs and communications, Paul J. Browne. They had requested the case be remanded by the Court in light of the Hobby Lobby decision last June.

“Notre Dame continues to challenge the federal mandate as an infringement on our fundamental right to the free exercise of our Catholic faith,” Browne said.

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