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Saturday, December 7, 2013

The Potentially Broad Implications of a Supreme Court Ruling on the Contraception Mandate

SFGate: Supreme Court birth control ruling could ripple widely, by Bob Egelko:

If a corporate employer can refuse on religious grounds to provide workplace insurance for contraception, what about employers with religious objections to blood transfusions or vaccinations? Or those who believe in healing by prayer?

Those questions lurk below the surface of the challenge the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review to regulations in the new federal health care law requiring employers to make contraceptive coverage available to their employees. That mandate, two groups of corporate owners argue, violates their freedom of religion. . . .

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