Law360, New York (June 30, 2014, 8:35 PM ET) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held corporations could secure an exemption from the Affordable Care Act’s controversial contraception mandate. Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is significant.
Audrey Mross, Munck Wilson Mandala LLP
“As the summer heats up, so will the theories of where this all ends. Will the scope be limited to really small, closely held companies or mushroom into much larger ones? Will the current objection to only four types of contraception blossom into objection to additional methods? Will the religious objections leap from contraception into other medical procedures such as vaccinations? Into areas completely outside of the ACA, such as same-sex marriage? Stay tuned.”