Thursday, July 16, 2015

Little Sister of the Poor and the contraceptive coverage mandate

On the Denver Post report of the decision for the government and against the order, at Althouse. The court said,
"Although Plaintiffs allege the administrative tasks required to opt out of the Mandate make them complicit in the overall delivery scheme, opting out instead relieves them from complicity."
Professor Althouse counters,
"But who decides what 'complicity' is? That, itself, is a matter of religious belief. Why does control over the meaning of complicity belong to the government and not to the individual?"

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