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Notre Dame Denied New Hearing in Birth Control Case

09-08-2014

A federal appeals court rejected Notre Dame University's request for a new hearing over its challenge to Obamacare's birth control mandate.

The Catholic university argues it is being forced to violate its religious beliefs by providing contraceptive coverage for students and employees that may include abortion-inducing drugs.

But a lower court previously denied the school's request for an temporary injunction.

Meanwhile, a federal judge in Wyoming is weighing the same issue.

The Catholic diocese in Cheyenne presented arguments in court Wednesday against the birth control mandate.

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