01/08/2013 09:28 pm ET Updated Mar 10, 2013

Notre Dame Mandate Lawsuit Dismissed As Premature | National Catholic Register

WASHINGTON -- A lawsuit filed by the University of Notre Dame to challenge the federal contraception mandate has been rejected as premature due to the government's promise to amend the regulation.

"Notre Dame's claims aren't ripe, and they don't have standing to bring them," ruled district Judge Robert Miller Jr. on Dec. 31.

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