Monthly Archives: June 2014

Senator Markey on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision: Damaging for Women’s Health and Constitutional Rights

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released the a statement today after the Supreme Court ruled that for-profit “closely held” corporations with religious objections have the right to deny providing contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. More »

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Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Cases

Today, the Supreme Court issued a sharply-divided decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Burwell. In these cases, large for-profit corporations argued that they have religious freedom that is violated by federal Affordable Care Act rules requiring insurance plans to cover contraception. More »

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