This term of the Supreme Court of the United States is setting up to be as contentious and pivotal as the last. Just three years after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) passage1 and one year after withstanding a challenge to the law’s individual mandate,2 the law, colloquially known as ObamaCare, is poised for its second round of Supreme Court challenges. This time the Court is asked to address whether the law’s abortion and contraceptive mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000(b)(b), and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment.3
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