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Awaiting Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling, Public Favors Contraception Mandate

posted on June 23, 2014

At Religion News Service, Cathy Lynn Grossman reports on a variety of polls that have gauged public opinion on the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, ahead of this week’s Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case. According to Grossman, these “polls consistently find most Americans support the mandate, even when business owners object on religious grounds.” A recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll found a majority (55 percent) in favor of the requirement even when explicitly asked about cases where business owners have religious objections.

Read at Religion News Service