Washington Post, February 4, 2014
Tom Howell, Jr. quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Petrie-Flom Executive Director)

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[...] In its filing, the AJC said the case presents a rare instance in which they see a clash between religious liberty and the equal rights of women. They said the government’s mandate ultimately promotes women’s health “in the least restrictive means available.”

“I do think it is interesting in the sense that it focuses on inclusiveness,” said Holly Lynch, a health care law and bioethics researcher at Harvard Law School. “Whereas some of the religious groups have focused so intently on what they are being ‘forced’ to do and what the impact is on them, this perspective highlights the fact that in a pluralistic society, everyone has to give up something.” [...]

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