(CNN) - A federal appeals court has struck down an Obamacare mandate requiring some businesses to provide insurance coverage for birth control.
The ruling is likely to set the stage for another health care battle in the U.S. Supreme Court.
A key provision of the Affordable Care Act requires employers with 50 or more workers to provide coverage for contraceptives or pay a fine.
Two Catholic brothers who own Ohio-based Freshway Foods and Freshway Logistics filed a lawsuit against the mandate, claiming it violated their religious freedom.
The two-one decision in the appeals court Friday allows the brothers' lawsuit to proceed and bars enforcement of the employer mandate, at least when it comes to the brothers' businesses.
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