Analysis Of Burwell V. Hobby Lobby Essay

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Burwell v, Hobby Lobby is a court case that resulted from an issue which addresses the necessity of closely held corporations supplying birth control to its employees. The argument of this case is regarding the mandatory requirement to supply coverage for birth control. Hobby Lobby feels the mandate will also cover birth control options that also includes the abortion pill. Hobby Lobby opposed to this idea and due to their religious beliefs. they believe that they should not be required to supply such coverage for birth control under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the Free Exercise Clause. Originally the Supreme Court agreed and voted for the mandate under Obama care, but has since then voted against the mandate which had complicated this portion of the requirement. Hobby Lobby, along with two other closely held Christian family owned corporations believe that a life begins as soon as it has been conceived. This now has complicated this mandate due to the fact that if a Christian owned company feels that birth control would complicate their beliefs, this federal law would be violating their religious rights. The argument here is that the birth control would be an individuals choice. This mandate would also not cause a financial strain on insurance companies required to provide this coverage for employees. Yet, with that being said, the court decided to agree with the argument from the Hobby Lobby corporation. The court allowed the ability to opt out of…

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