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Friday, July 19, 2013

Federal Court Awards Hobby Lobby a Temporary Reprieve from Contraception Mandate

Reuters: Hobby Lobby wins a stay against birth control mandate, by Jonathan Stempel:

A federal judge has temporarily exempted Hobby Lobby Stores Inc from a requirement in the 2010 healthcare law that it offer workers insurance coverage for birth control, which the retailer said violated its religious beliefs.

The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton in Oklahoma City, where Hobby Lobby is based, covers the arts and crafts chain and its affiliated Mardel Christian bookstore chain. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2013/07/federal-court-awards-hobby-lobby-a-temporary-reprieve-from-contraception-mandate.html

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