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File - In this Dec. 8, 2014, file photo, lawyer Mark Rienzi, representing Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to members of the media after attending a hearing in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in Denver, Colo. Attorneys for Little Sisters of the Poor and four Oklahoma Christian colleges announced Thursday, July 23, 2015 that they will appeal the previous week’s ruling from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver that found that President Obama’s health care law adequately protects them from having to provide coverage of contraception for their employees. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, Jan. 17, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – The Little Sisters of the Poor are headed back to the Supreme Court to protect themselves from being forced to fund abortions under Obamacare. The Supreme Court protected the Little Sisters once before from being compelled to pay for abortions in their health care plan but abortion advocates are trying a second time to force abortion funding on them.

In May 2016, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned a lower court ruling against the Little Sisters of the Poor and granted them an exemption from the Obama HHS contraceptive mandate, which required the nuns to fund abortion-causing drugs in their health care plans or pay millions of dollars in fines.

In 2017, the Trump administration announced a new rule to protect religious non-profits, including the Little Sisters of the Poor, but several pro-abortion states, including Pennsylvania and California, immediately sued the federal government to remove the protection and force Christian groups like the Little Sisters to pay for abortions.  ….

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