Monday, June 30, 2014

Hobby Lobby Decision Impacts Are Limited in California

Civil rights and women's groups say for the most part, California women still have protections guaranteeing their employers provide contraceptive care following today's 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. The court exempted closely held corporations which have religious objections from providing certain types of contraceptive care. Closely held corporations are those with a very limited number of shareholders and are estimated to make up 80% of U.S. companies. Shora Zomani reports on the impact of the court decision in California.