On June 30th, 2014, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Hobby Lobby, a Christian chain of craft stores, could opt out of providing birth control for its employees - a decision that incited both praise and outrage across the Internet. In a 5-4 decision, justices ruled that family-owned corporations could not be required to pay for insurance coverage for birth control under the Affordable Care Act, saying that such a requirement violated federal law protecting religious freedom.
Hobby Lobby, an arts and crafts chain owned by an evangelical Christian family, had objected to four types of emergency birth control.Reactions from the public are exploding in protests, on social media, and in the news. We've got the best reactions right here for you to peruse, question, and help make your own decisions on the matter. Should Hobby Lobby be able to opt out of providing birth control for its employees? Take a look at what everyone else is saying.