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Conscientious objection ethics of familiy companies is legalized in USA

Conscientious objection ethics of familiy companies to the “contraceptive madate”

The United States Supreme Court has decided, by a majority of 5 votes to 4, that family companies can object to the Ministry of Health regulation that obliges them to finance and offer their employees an insurance plan with contraceptives, the morning-after pill and sterilisation. According to the judges of the majority, the so-called “contraceptive mandate” substantially burdens the free exercise of religion (Aceprensa, 3-VII-2014).

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