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  1. Exploring the Broader Effects of Hobby Lobby

    Has the Supreme Court “ventured into a minefield,” as Justice Ginsburg suggested? That’s the fear in the wake of its ruling that family owned firms don’t have to cover birth control if it violates the owners’ religion, thereby exempting them from Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage requirement. Since the ruling, a Christian college has been given a temporary exemption from the law’s birth control provision. Many wonder where the line will be drawn between legality and religious belief.

    Mother Jones, Above the Law, NYT, New Yorker

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