Supreme Court Opinion Day

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.