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More Victories Against HHS Mandate “Accommodation”

Here’s another ruling from an Oklahoma federal court (different judge) in favor of four religious universities that challenged the HHS mandate “accommodation.” And here’s another preliminary injunction entered in favor of Geneva College.

Again, because there is a flurry of rulings in advance of the January 1 deadline on which the “accommodation” applies to religious nonprofits, my tally may not be comprehensive. But without double-counting the Geneva College rulings, I’m aware of five rulings in favor of religious nonprofits and of two rulings against.

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