A reader writes: Please take a moment to merge your miscarriage series with the religious corporations thread, because science: Plan B does not cause abortion because it does not prevent implantation. Plan B is progesterone. It does absolutely nothing if you have already ovulated and had the misfortune of having conceived the night before. In fact, … Continue reading Does A Company Have Religious Rights? Ctd
Ramesh contends that the ACA violates “our statutory right to act on our religious beliefs”: Up until 2012, no federal law or regulation required employers to cover contraception (or drugs that may cause abortion, which one of the cases involves). If 2011 was marked by a widespread crisis of employers’ imposing their views on contraception on employees, … Continue reading Does A Company Have Religious Rights? Ctd
SCOTUS is going to have to answer that question: The Supreme Court will hear two challenges to the requirement that all employers provide birth control coverage to their workers. One comes from craft store chain Hobby Lobby and the other from Conestoga Wood Specialties, a custom cabinet-making company in Pennsylvania. The owners of both companies have argued … Continue reading Does A Company Have Religious Rights?
Sarah Posner spotlights a lawsuit challenging Obamacare’s contraception mandate: At issue in Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit is far more than whether its employees will have coverage for all 20 methods of birth control Department of Health and Human Services regulations require employers to cover free of co-pays and deductibles. The suit, and others like it, is asking the … Continue reading Does A Company Have Religious Rights?