Court: Closely held companies can’t be required to cover contraceptives

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By Patricia Zapor WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a narrowly tailored 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court on June 30 said closely held companies may be exempted from a government requirement to include contraceptives in employee health-insurance coverage under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The court said that Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Woods, the two family-run companies that objected to the government …