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Supreme Court contraception decision not likely to have big area impact
Justices rule in favor of corporate religious views
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Local employers and their insured employees are not likely to be affected by Monday’s Supreme Court decision on contraception coverage because most employers already provide contraception and other preventive care under their existing insurance plans. The court ruled 5-4 in favor of retailer Hobby Lobby, allowing the company to opt out of providing certain forms of contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The decision marks the first time a high court has ruled that a profit-seeking business can hold religious views under federal law.