Protesters from southern New England have rallied outside Hobby Lobby Inc. store in Seekonk to protest a U.S. Supreme Court decision that organizers say reduces access to reproductive health services and birth control.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
If you take the time to read both the Supreme Court’s ruling on contraception coverage for workers and the dissenting opinion, you will see that this was a narrowly-focused, sober, complicated adjudication of a complex case.
The White House says women’s health will be jeopardized by a Supreme Court decision that allows corporations with religious objections to opt out of a requirement that they cover contraceptives.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that women should make personal health decisions for themselves, and that the Obama administration is looking into how many women could be affected by the decision. He said Congress should take action to assist women affected by the decision.
The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
There’s a message for state legislators in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision discarding the Massachusetts abortion-clinic buffer-zone law as unconstitutional.
It’s been four years, but MJ and Aaron Gouveia can still hear the protesters’ screams.
The United States Supreme Court has struck down the Massachusetts buffer zone law that excluded protesters outside abortion clinics.
Previously, police did not need a warrant to search a suspect’s cellphone.
The Supreme Court squashed Aereo’s plans in a 6-3 vote.