In June, the Supreme Court upheld the overall law but left room for legal challenges to certain aspects of the law's application, CNN reported. On Monday, the high court told a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to revisit its unanimous 2011 decision that a lawsuit by Liberty University in Virginia should be blocked on jurisdictional grounds.
The lawsuit by the private Christian evangelical college claimed that the new federal law would lead to taxpayer dollars funding abortions and contraception. The Obama administration says that's not true.
The school, which re-filed its lawsuit after the Supreme Court's June ruling, says people shouldn't be required to buy health insurance, and employers shouldn't be forced to provide it, if they have legitimate moral and religious objections to some parts of the health care law.
There is no indication when the appeals court will revisit the matter, CNN reported.
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