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Or potentially a significant blow to the Obama care controversial contraception mandate.
The eight Circuit Court of Appeals granted a preliminary injunction to stop that mandate from being enforced against -- Missouri Catholic business owner.
And the list of states now refusing to set out state run health care exchanges for insurance is growing.
Arizona becomes the latest to tell the federal government that.
It will have to assume the burden of operating.
At the exchange for the state terrorism and the costs are and the supervision perhaps even addicts are running -- exchange.
Bringing the total number of states now.
Refusing to set up an exchange under Obama care to seventeen.
Ten other states remain undecided.
As to the course we will take -- all of these states by the way those seventeen states.
Nearly all of them.
I have Republican governors.
We're joined now by Peter Johnson junior trial -- -- Fox News legal analyst.
Great to see you and the -- your reaction first.
To bear to that.
Against the contraception sex.
A surprising injunction they lost -- the court below mr.
frank O'Brien and his company a Christian based company and they.
Think that's part of their Credo that ten commandments the golden rule.
Delivering pleasing things for the lord they said we don't wanna be forced.
To purchase -- board -- fashions.
Pills that will kill babies we're not gonna do it.
They lost in the court below but the end of the Circuit Court the appeal court said no we're gonna stay that ruling.
Hold off million dollars plus and fines potentially.
We're gonna look at your appeal so and that's -- it's a very positive.
-- development for companies like that.
Those cases don't ordinarily win in -- in this particular case the court below said.
You're right of religious exercise.
Is not being limited you can still receive communion you can still worship.
You say that you're limited with regard to Obama here.
Now the circuit quarter's gonna look at it and nothing can happen until.
That the Pulitzer you -- you say yeah this is a record.
It's it's all -- short odds proposition to have gotten the the appeal -- -- -- junk food.
How long are the odds.
Were to move to.
The Supreme Court I think to not not good in the end the odds are greater though for the Catholic church's efforts to ensure that Catholic organizations.
Maintain their religious liberty.
And that did not forced.
-- to violate their religious precepts.
In providing these types of -- These types of up procedures.
We have a number of lawsuits still pending where do we stand with the Obama carry it seems is the effort to.
Our repeal it through the courts yesterday is is gaining energy rather than all there's a lot of robust efforts with a lot of different legal organizations and Christian organizations and other.
Organizations around the country it will move its way through the system.
At some point the religious liberty issue will I believe -- -- the United States Supreme Court not particularly in this case.
But cases involving the Roman Catholic Church one will get United States Supreme Court eventually and we will have a decision.
Must have been very quickly yet if formal -- -- here okay seventeen state this using to set -- those exchanges.
This is starting -- report -- a tremendous problem -- it's a problem and I don't think they'll be able to make -- January 12014.
Date a lot of these states are saying you broke it.
You pay for it.
Federal government we're not going to be cleaning up.
You -- mess and some studies show.
That because of these exchanges health care insurance premiums will be more expensive rather than less expensive.
In one market in one company usually.
Means lower prices for consumers the trying to do the opposite it's a mess.
It has been a mess from the -- absorbing as little as Terry get worse sought -- this -- of Higgins here with the Johnson budget.
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