Franciscan U. ACA Mandate Dismissed On Ripeness Grounds

Religion Clause Blog: In Franciscan University of Steubenville v. Sebelius, (SD OH, March 22. 2013), an Ohio federal district court, following the lead of 15 other federal courts, dismissed for lack of ripeness a challenge to the Affordable Care Act contraceptive coverage mandate in a suit brought by two Catholic non-profits.