Religious rights vs. contraception rule: Supreme Court says some employers can avoid coverage

  • by: MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 30, 2014 - 4:25 PM

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

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