Tenuous Ties In their suit, Hobby Lobby's owners argued that the contraception mandate violates their First Amendment right to freedom of religion, as well as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA).
What does RFRA stand for?
RFRA stands for Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993
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Samples in periodicals archive:
It also claims that the HHS Mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 and the Administrative Procedure Act.
But the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, cited in the Rasta and O Centro cases, doesn't apply at the state level, and that's where the charges against Rubin will be heard.
In her defense, Adams cited the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, which still applies to the federal government.
Supreme Court decision that struck down the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 because its enactment was not a valid exercise of Congress's power under [sections] 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment to abrogate states' sovereign immunity.
Supreme Court decision declaring unconstitutional the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.
On the positive side, the sections dealing with the law regarding religion and public education are written by Oliver Thomas, the constitutional lawyer who was one of the key figures in the campaign to get Congress to pass the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.
Further, the lawsuit contends that the health care law violates the rights of three of the plaintiffs - Seven-Sky, Mead, and Lee - under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA).