Group of nuns lose fight against Obamacare, ordered to provide contraception for employees

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A group of catholic nuns with ties to Kansas City recently lost their fight in court against Obamacare.

A Denver court ruled against the Little Sisters of the Poor when it comes to providing contraception through their health plan.

The Little Sisters filed a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act Mandate that they provide contraception to their employees through their health insurance. A federal appeals court ruled against them, which means they either violate their faith or face millions of dollars in fines.

The Little Sisters of the Poor’s ministry is to take care of the elderly and the poor with facilities all over the world. Religious groups are exempt but the court ruled the sisters have the option of using a third-party for insurance which would include contraceptives.   The sisters feel it violates their right to religious freedom. The court disagreed.   Mark…

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