Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptive Mandate Vigil

The sights and sounds were shown of the crowd gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building awaiting announcement of the ruling in… read more

The sights and sounds were shown of the crowd gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court building awaiting announcement of the ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores. The Court’s 5-4 decision allowed closely-held corporations to opt out of providing contraceptive insurance coverage for religious reasons.

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was formerly referred to as Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, The name of the case was changed following the resignation of former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The case, combined with the case of Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation, involved the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception coverage, and whether closely-held corporations can deny employees that coverage based on the religious beliefs of the owners.  close

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Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptive Mandate Vigil

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 30, 2014

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  • Jun 30, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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