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Judge: Hobby Lobby Won’t Have To Pay Fines

posted on July 1, 2013

Kelly P. Kissel of the Associated Press reports Hobby Lobby “will not be subject to $1.3 million in daily fines beginning Monday for failing to provide access to certain forms of birth control through its employees’ health care plans, a judge ruled Friday.” The crafts chain owners are arguing providing certain types of birth control violates their conscience. Kissel writes that the judge set a July 19 hearing and until then, “the government cannot impose fines against Hobby Lobby or Mardel for failing to comply with all of the Affordable Care Act.


Read at Associated Press