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Catonsville nuns appeal contraception case to the Supreme Court

Catonsville nuns appeal contraception case to the Supreme Court

The Little Sisters of the Poor are taking their fight against an Obamacare requirement to provide contraceptive coverage to employees to the Supreme Court. The global order of nuns, which has its U.S. headquarters in Catonsville, is appealing a ruling last week by the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which directed it to comply with the Affordable Care Act requirement that its insurance carrier cover contraception for lay employees or face fines from the IRS. "We dedicate our lives to serving the neediest in society, with love and dignity," Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, the order's mother provincial in Baltimore, said in a statement. "We perform this loving...

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