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Scalia Death a Blow to Obamacare Contraception Challengers

posted on March 21, 2016

Reuters reports, “Christian groups asking the U.S. Supreme Court to exempt them from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law face an uphill battle following Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last month.” The court, which is now split evenly between conservatives and liberals, will hear a group of cases on contraception on Wednesday, with a split decision¬†favoring the Obama administration. “Unless the court’s four justices in the dissent in Hobby Lobby dramatically change their minds, the likely worst outcome for the government would be a 4-4 split,” said Gregory Lipper, a lawyer with Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

 

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