July 2, 2014

When the Taliban Meets Hobby Lobby

Steve Coll, New Yorker

The Associated Press

If the Pakistani Taliban, aided by clever lawyers, organized a closely held American corporation, and professed to run it on religious principles, might its employees be deprived of insurance coverage to inoculate their children against polio? And would the Supreme Court, by the five-to-four decision issued on Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores and in Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell, endorse such a move?

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TAGGED: Hobby Lobby, Polio, Pakistan, Taliban, Tehrik-e Taliban


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