Supreme Court remands Aquinas College case

Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter

Thomas Aquinas College, along with 34 co-plaintiffs in a United States Supreme Court case challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive care mandate, received a legal response Monday via a unanimous order remanding the case, Zubik v. Burwell, to appellate courts.

The court took no position on the case.

According to Thomas Aquinas’ general counsel, Quincy Masteller, the court’s order “gives a strong nod toward the notion that the parties will be given time to engage in settlement discussions before the appellate courts take up the issue again.”

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