Big victory today for Hobby Lobby, religious liberty

Hobby Lobby has won its long-awaited case at the Supreme Court, striking a blow to Obamacare’s controversial contraceptive/abortifacient mandate and establishing precedent for religious liberty protections.

Simply put, the 5-4 decision means employers with religious objections can opt out of the contraception coverage mandated by the federal Affordable Care Act. Hobby Lobby’s beef was with the several drugs out of about 20 mandated by Obamacare that could function as abortion-causing drugs. 

Here are some links to news stories on the case: 

http://www.worldmag.com/2014/06/hobby_lobby_wins_contraceptive_mandate_case 

http://bizbeatblog.dallasnews.com/2014/06/huge-day-at-supreme-court-as-hobby-lobby-decision-expected-court-also-could-limit-public-unions.html/ 

http://newsok.com/supreme-court-sides-with-hobby-lobby/article/4984121 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-supreme-court-birth-control-mandate-20140630,0,7311433.story 

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jun/30/supreme-court-settles-hobby-lobby-dispute/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEXAN Correspondent
Jerry Pierce
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