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REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - Anti-abortion demonstrators high five as the ruling for Hobby Lobby was announced outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 30, 2014. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
What Does the Hobby Lobby Ruling Mean for Religious Freedom?
June 30, 2014, Jonathan Rauch
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that for-profit companies are exempt from paying for their employees' contraception if doing so would violate their religious beliefs. In this post, Jonathan Rauch explains what the Hobby Lobby ruling means for the future of religious liberties.
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E.J. Dionne, Jr.
Senior Fellow, Governance Studies
William A. Galston
The Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe
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