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Did Hobby Lobby open a floodgate?

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After the Supreme Court of the United States ruled this summer that for-profit businesses (via its Hobby Lobby decision) had their freedom to exercise religion violated by the HHS Mandate forcing objecting owners’ health insurance plans to pay for their employees’ abortion pill coverage, many other for-profit companies are still hoping to piggyback the decision so that they, too, can enjoy their First Amendment rights.

After the Supreme Court of the United States ruled this summer that for-profit businesses (via its Hobby Lobby decision) had their freedom to exercise religion violated by the HHS Mandate forcing objecting owners’ health insurance plans to pay for their employees’ abortion pill coverage, many other for-profit companies are still hoping to piggyback the decision so that they, too, can enjoy their First Amendment rights.

Among the hopeful are eight business owners — currently represented by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) in lawsuits — who strongly oppose the fact that the HHS Mandate and health insurance plans under the umbrella of Obamacare compel biblically minded Christians to go against their conscience and indirectly fund their employees’ abortions.

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