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Supreme Court decision brings hope to Little Sisters of the Poor in birth control case
Supreme Court decision brings hope to Little Sisters of the Poor in birth control case

A local order of nuns that has sued the federal government over a contraception coverage requirement under Obamacare found hope in a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court, which backed the University of Notre Dame in a similar action. The Little Sisters of the Poor, an international order of Catholic nuns with U.S. headquarters in Catonsville, is one of hundreds of groups fighting the requirement on religious grounds. The nuns, who care for the elderly, say providing artificial birth control violates Catholic teaching. The Supreme Court issued a temporary injunction last January to stay the requirement while a lower court decides the nuns' appeal. The parties argued before the 10th...

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