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Hobby Lobby win expected to have little impact in California
Sacramento Business Journal

Hobby Lobby’s win at the U.S. Supreme Court will have limited effect in California because state law requires health insurance plans to cover a full range of contraceptive options.

There is a narrow exemption in state law for nonprofit religious employers and companies that self insure do not fall under the mandate, but state law dampens the effect of Monday’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling that closely held corporations can’t be compelled to provide forms of contraceptive coverage that violate the religious beliefs of their owners.

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