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Opinion: Why the Hobby Lobby Hubbub Matters

The Christian owners of Hobby Lobby say it’s against their convictions to provide their employees with contraceptives that may result in abortion. The Affordable Care Act requires them, as a for-profit business, to provide them anyway. In the back-and-forth of the case, the question at the heart of the matter is this: Can the government put companies in the position of having to choose between following their faith and following the law?