Obama’s Contraception Rule Challenged by 7 States

By Scott Sarvay

Obama’s Contraception Rule Challenged by 7 States

February 24, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 10:45 AM EST

UNDATED (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Will Indiana join seven states, including Ohio, in challenging the White House's birth control policy for religious groups?

The states and several Catholic groups filed a federal lawsuit Thursday claiming the new policy violates religious rights and would force religious institutions to go against their beliefs.

Under a proposed compromise, the rule would require insurers to provide free contraception coverage to women who work at church-affiliated facilities like hospitals and universities.

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