Skip to comments.Gov’t: Ruling backs nonprofits’ birth control plan
Posted on 07/02/2014 11:45:02 AM PDT by GIdget2004
The Obama administration says the Supreme Courts ruling in favor of the religious claims of Hobby Lobby and other for-profit businesses supports the governments position in separate, ongoing disputes with religious-oriented nonprofit organizations.
The administration urged the justices Wednesday to deny a request from evangelical Wheaton College in Illinois that the government says would block its students and employees from free access to emergency contraceptives. The Justice Department said the Hobby Lobby decision essentially endorses the accommodation the administration already has made to faith-affiliated charities, hospitals and universities.
Wednesdays court filing was the administrations first legal response to the Supreme Court decision on Monday that allowed Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby Inc. and other businesses to assert religious claims to avoid covering some or all contraceptives in employee health plans.
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They live in a galaxy far, far away....
Didn’t Colorado Christian Univ. just win a lawsuit that allowed them an exemption from Øcare?
WaPo doesn't get away with this; ambiguity in the term "free access".