Congressman Jason Smith: Supreme Court Ruling Upholds Religious Liberty
WASHINGTON – Today, Monday, June 30, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. The case involved a challenge to the HHS mandate that requires businesses to provide insurance coverage for certain drugs and devices that are contrary to the religious and moral beliefs of the family-owned business.
“Today’s landmark decision is a victory for religious liberty and Constitutional freedoms. The Supreme Court recognized that Americans do not lose their religious freedom when they run a family business,” said Smith. “I support the Court’s decision to uphold the religious freedoms of family-owned businesses. This decision reaffirms all American’s right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”