Autocam appeals birth control mandate to US Supreme Court
Caroline MacGregor September 24, 2013 | WGVU
is a practicing Catholic who has gone along with the Obamacare mandates to keep
in line with the law- but admits he does not know how many employees have used his insurance for birth control or morning-after
company Autocam produces medical equipment and parts for the auto industry. The
company's employees have been asked to respect their boss’s beliefs
by not submitting claims for birth control. Kennedy says while some of his staff
disagree with his beliefs, most have shown respect for his request.
appellate court rejected his appeal of the federal government’s mandatory
health care requirements, including birth control.
More Society and the Catholic Legal Defense Fund which originally filed suit
alongside Autocam against the US Dept of Health and Human Services, will support
Kennedy in his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. He says his company provides
full health coverage for employees who he says can afford to make the decision
to buy birth control independently.
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