Supreme Court Makes Hobby Lobby Ruling

Published 06/30 2014 06:29PM

Updated 07/01 2014 12:47PM

June 30, 2014 - In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that companies that claim religious beliefs can refuse to pay for some employees' birth control.

Two family-owned companies - Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood challenged the contraceptive mandate in President Obama's signature legislation, saying the portion of the law that requires companies to provide cost-free birth control to employees violates their religious freedom.

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