Damon Root on Obamacare, Corporations, and Contraceptives


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Do for-profit corporations get to enjoy the free exercise of religion? That question lies at the heart of next Tuesday's Supreme Court battle over the so-called "contraceptive mandate," the provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requiring most employers to cover birth control in their health care plans. Senior Editor Damon Root explains what's at stake in the March 25 oral argument in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.