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Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (US 2014)

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Impact of Hobby Lobby: Closely Held Corporations May Object to ACA’s Contraceptive Mandate

Goldberg Segalla LLP • July 03, 2014
In a highly anticipated decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, 573 U.S. ___ (June 30, 2014), the United States Supreme Court ruled that the contraceptive mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as applied by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to closely held corporations violates the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act.

Supreme Court's Contraceptive Decision Not a One-Size-Fits-All Religious Exemption from the Affordable Care Act's Requirements

FordHarrison LLP • July 01, 2014
Executive Summary: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that closely-held, for-profit corporations have standing under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA). In addition, the Court held that while the government may have a compelling interest in providing contraceptive coverage to participants at no charge, there are less burdensome ways to provide such coverage other than the Affordable Care Act (ACA)'s Contraceptive Mandate.

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Religious Beliefs Of Business Owner

Fisher Phillips • July 01, 2014
Today, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that closely-held for-profit corporations providing group healthcare to their employees could, on religious grounds, be exempted from providing contraception coverage to employees required under the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act.