More Fallout from Hobby Lobby

This week a Florida district court gave a ridiculous accommodation to religious employers who object to the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act. The new opinion confirms Justice Ginsburg’s dissent that Hobby Lobby was a decision of startling breadth with limitless potential applications. The Mandate The mandate, which requires employers to provide preventive health care to their women employees, has been undermined by one religious accommodation after another. At first, religious nonprofits were subject to the mandate. After they protested that requirement, however, the Obama administration gave them an accommodation. Accommodation 1. Instead of providing the coverage, the employers Read More …