Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case ruled that corporations can hold religious views under federal law, allowing them to opt out of the new requirement that they cover contraceptives for women. According to Early & Often:

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday is the first time that the high court has ruled that profit-seeking businesses can hold religious views under federal law. And it means the Obama administration must search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under objecting companies’ health insurance plans.

[Read the full story on Early & Often]

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