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The U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up its term with a bang today, issuing two major decisions.
In one case, the court ruled that closely-held corporations, usually family-owned businesses like Hobby Lobby — the national arts and crafts chain that brought the suit — cannot be required to provide coverage for birth control methods that they object to for religious reasons.
Here & Now gets reaction from both sides of that case: Luke Goodrich was part of the team that argued Hobby Lobby's case, and Judy Waxman is with the National Women's Law Center.
- Luke Goodrich, deputy general counsel for The Becket Fund for religious liberty, which argued the case for Hobby Lobby before the Supreme Court.
- Judy Waxman, vice president for health and reproductive rights at the National Women's Law Center, which is dedicated to advancing women's equality and opportunity.
This segment aired on June 30, 2014.