Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., the arts and craft company whose religious rights were the centerpiece of a dispute that reached the U.S. Supreme Court, has been drawn back into a fight over birth control insurance. This time, the company is resisting a state subpoena for information about employment practices.
The state of Washington is suing the Trump administration over rules that would allow nearly all employers to refuse to provide contraceptive insurance for their employees if the employer has a religious or moral objection. The new rules were issued in October by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and almost immediately afterward, eight lawsuits were filed challenging them in federal district courts.
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