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Hobby Lobby ruling coming tomorrow

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LAWTON, Okla_President Obama's affordable health care law will be put to the test again on Monday when the Supreme Court issues a ruling in the Hobby Lobby case.  At issue is whether for-profit companies like the Oklahoma-based corporation can deny some contraception coverage because of its religious beliefs. 

At the center of the case, the Oklahoma-based arts and crafts chain, Hobby Lobby. It's owned by the Green family, devout southern Baptists who say Obamacare's mandate that they provide insurance coverage for all forms of birth control violates their religious rights.  

"We believe that Americans don't lose their religious freedom when they open a family business," said Barbara Green, who owns Hobby Lobby.

Hobby Lobby has over 500 stores with more than 15,000 employees. The company covers 16 types of contraception. But the owners object to including four types, versions of the morning after pills and IUD's, because they consider them to be a form of abortion.   

The Obama administration and supporters of the health care law. Argue that a woman should be able to decide the type of contraception she uses, not her boss.  

"Millions of women, right to preventive care, trumped by CEOs that have own  personal opinions on birth control," said President of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards.

When the Supreme Court heard arguments on the case earlier this year, demonstrators made their voices heard outside.  The nine Justices were divided back then. Their decision will strike to the core of American life.  

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