SCOTUS Update: Hobby Lobby Decision

grossJuly 1, 2014 – Segment 2

We turn to a debate over today’s U.S. Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” decision, which ruled that some companies with religious objections may avoid the contraceptives requirement in the Affordable Care Act. This decision marks the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law. Our panel of guests includes: Roger Pilon, B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies and Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies for the Cato Institute; and Michelle Goldberg, senior contributing writer at The Nation and author of The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World, andKingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism.


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