Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptive Mandate

Representatives of Faith and Action spoke on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was… read more

Representatives of Faith and Action spoke on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was released. They praised the Court’s 5-4 decision which allowed for-profit corporations to opt out of providing coverage on religious grounds. 

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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Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptive Mandate

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

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  • Jun 30, 2014 | 10:52am EDT | C-SPAN.org
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