Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores

“Opt Out” Accommodation Under Affordable Care Act Validated  After Challenge from Religious ObjectorsIn what continues to be a controversial and developing area of employment law, a federal appellate court recently validated the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) “opt out” provision, finding that requiring nonprofit employers to opt out did not substantially burden their religious rights. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals held in Catholic Health Care System v.