[Also, there's no such thing as a free lunch or free contraception; someone (the taxpayer or the health insurance premium payer) eventually has to pay]
Contraceptive mandate seen detrimental to US economy
CWN – August 02, 2012
Pursuing the argument against the HHS contraceptive mandate from a different direction, Edward Morrissey explains in the Fiscal Times that the policy will harm the US economy, by imposing new costs on firms, new costs to workers whose employers drop health-care coverage, and enormous new costs to society in general if Catholic institutions drop out of the businesses of education and health-care service.
Additional sources for this story: Assault on the 1st Amendment Will Hurt the Economy (Fiscal Times) www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2012/08/02/Assault-on-the-1st-Amendment-Will-Hurt-the-Economy.aspx