Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The "Little Sisters of the Poor" Case

The United States Supreme Court today handed down a unanimous ruling, remanding the case of Little Sisters of the Poor and other petitioners, back to the lower courts to pursue an accommodation. What this means is that the government cannot fine and penalize these groups for objecting to the Administration’s demand that they authorize contraceptive coverage for their ministry’s employees.

For more about the ruling and its ramifications, read.

For more about the case itself, read.