Notre Dame healthcare lawsuit denied

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

Notre Dame's legal battle over a controversial portion of the Affordable Care Act is off to a shaky start.

Notre Dame is fighting a mandate to offer free contraceptives to employees and students. The university sees that as a violation of its religious freedom.

A federal judge in Hammond ruled that Notre Dame's case had a low likelihood of success and denied the school's request for an injunction.

Notre Dame will likely take its case to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

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