Supreme Court Hears Religious Challenge to Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

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On March 25, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in two related cases challenging the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate. In these cases, two privately held for-profit companies — Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. — argued that they should not be required to comply with the contraceptive coverage mandate because covering certain types of contraceptives under their health plans violates their religious beliefs.

 

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