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The seven nonprofits objecting to the contraceptive mandate imposed by the Affordable Care Act will have their day in the Supreme Court.

"Today the U.S. Supreme Court surprised nonprofits challenging the contraceptive and abortifacient mandate by granting all seven of their petitions a hearing. 

"The court will consolidate the seven cases into one argument, considering whether the mandate is an intolerable burden on nonprofits as it was for the for-profit companies in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. This is a remarkable turn of events, after nonprofits had a losing streak at the circuit level and fretted about getting their cases before the high court."--Emily Belz, World News Group

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