TODAY   |  January 01, 2014

Health care mandate blocked for some organizations

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted a temporary exemption to some groups affiliated with the Catholic Church, preventing the government from forcing them to provide health care that covers contraception.

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>>> a supreme court justice has blocked the obamacare birth control mandate for some religious organization . she granted a temporary extension to some groups affiliated with the catholic church . the order prevents the government from forcing those employers to provide health insurance that covers contraception. the exemption was issued just hours before the mandate would have gone into effect.