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Rhonda Wasserman on Recent Third Circuit Court of Appeals Decision

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July 29, 2013

Professor Rhonda Wasserman was quoted in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Saturday, July 27, 2013. The article discusses a recent Third Circuit Court of Appeals decision, which held that for-profit corporations cannot engage in religious exercise and therefore cannot challenge, on religious grounds, the portion of the health care law requiring them to provide insurance coverage for emergency contraception. Wasserman commented on the likely impact the appellate court's ruling would have on another case pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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