Women's rights groups are upset with the ruling, which declared that the Affordable Care Act violated the religious beliefs of Hobby Lobby, by requiring the company to provide free coverage for four specific types of contraceptives.
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They also argued that the ruling is a dangerous precedent, because another company might decide it doesn't want to cover vaccinations or certain surgeries because of religious beliefs.
The owners of Hobby Lobby, David and Barbara Green, object to certain types of contraceptives; ones that prevent an already fertilized egg from developing any further.
The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling is limited to only so-called “closely held” private corporations, and does not apply to other types of contraceptive methods.
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