Less than a week after its controversial contraceptive insurance ruling, divisions within the U.S. Supreme Court surfaced again Thursday when the justices, over three dissents, granted an injunction pending an appeal to an Illinois religious college objecting to the government’s accommodation for religious nonprofit organizations.
In a sharply worded dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, joined by justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan, wrote that just this week in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the court concluded “that the accommodation ‘constitutes an alternative that achieves all of the government’s aims while providing greater respect for religious liberty.’ Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word. Not so today.”
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