Affordable Care Act

Trump administration sets up new office to champion health workers whose religious freedom has been violated

Bishop Frank J Dewane of Venice emphasised that any changes must protect human life

The judge rejected the regulation because plantiffs would be forced to violate their religious beliefs

The nuns are one of several groups arguing that contraceptive mandate would oblige them to violate their consciences

The order is asking to be exempt from US government regulations obliging them to provide birth control

Mandate will require most employers to provide coverage of contraceptives