Supreme Court Opinion Day

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People who support Hobby Lobby's choice to withhold contraceptive healthcare coverage from their employees rally outside the US Supreme Court March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

In twin 5-4 rulings, the Supreme Court has ruled that companies may refrain from providing contraception as required by the Affordable Care Act if they object on religious grounds; and that public sector unions may not collect dues from some employees who are not in the union. Emily Bazelon, Slate senior editor, discusses the opinions and the policy implications.