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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
Catholic Charities of Sacramento Inc. v. Superior Court
Citation:85 P.3d 67
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Plaintiff, a nonprofit organization that provides social services to the general public, wished to provide insurance plans with prescription drug coverage to employees without covering prescription contraceptives. California passed the Women’s Contraception Equity Act, which required employers covering prescription drugs to cover prescription contraceptives. Plaintiff did not fit the “religious employer’s” exception to the Act, but rejected covering contraceptives on religious grounds. Plaintiff sued to prevent the Act’s enforcement.
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