The Supreme Court will uphold the requirement that religious non-profits sign a waiver to avoid paying for contraceptive services.
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Why is the junior senator from Connecticut begging Hobby Lobby to abide by his state’s contraception mandate when the state has a right to demand it?
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision (and its granting of injunctive relief to Wheaton College), various faith-based organizations (FBOs) are stepping up to ask to be exempted from President Obama’s impending executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against gays and lesbians. I don’t think they’ll get it.
The immediate import of the Supreme Court’s decision seems to be that the two companies in question, Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood, should receive the same accommodation afforded religious non-profits; namely, their female employees will have the contraceptive services objected to by the companies covered by the insurance company covering or administering their plans.