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In June 2014, the US Supreme Court ruled that some employers can decide for themselves whether the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a substantial burden on the exercise of religious freedom (Box)2 and sue for an exemption on that basis. What are the broader implications of this decision for medical care?
Charo RA. The Supreme Court Decision in the Hobby Lobby CaseConscience, Complicity, and Contraception. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(10):1537–1538. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.4200
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