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Free Exercise of Religion by Closely Held Corporations: Implications of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

By Cynthia Brown


This report analyzes the Court's decision in Hobby Lobby, including arguments made between the majority and dissent, to clarify the scope of the decision and potential impacts for future interpretation of RFRA's applicability. It also examines potential legislative responses, should Congress consider addressing the current applicability of RFRA. Finally, the report addresses the decision's effect on requirements that employers offer contraceptive coverage in group health plans under federal or state law

Topics: Contraceptives, Health care reform, Religious liberty, Supreme Court decisions
Publisher: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Year: 2015
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Provided by: UNT Digital Library
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