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  • U.S. birth control ruling fuels battle over corporate rights

    July 1, 2014 | 11:32 am

    The U.S. Supreme Court has opened up a new front in the battle over corporate rights by ruling that family-owned and other closely held corporations can mount religious objections to government action.

    Monday's decision came in a case in which companies sought an exemption to a...

  • Read Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg’s dissent on Hobby Lobby ruling

    June 30, 2014 | 11:12 am

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote a dissenting opinion on behalf of the liberal wing of the court.

    "In a decision of startling breadth, the court holds that commercial enterprises, including corporations, along with partnerships and sole proprietorships, can opt out of any law...

  • Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to Women’s Health

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    June 30, 2014 | 10:40 am

    Earlier today the Supreme Court dealt a startling blow to women’s health rights when it ruled that Hobby Lobby and other closely held companies can decide not to include coverage for certain types of birth control in their health insurance plans for employees.

    This means, for...

  • HEALTH CARE DECISION — Jews react: Los Angeles Jewish Home CEO & President

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    June 28, 2012 | 1:36 pm

    Molly Forrest, CEO and president of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, had surgery to alleviate arthritis in her neck in December 2010.

    Stuck in bed for 35 days, she read the entire Affordable Care Act – all 2,080 pages of it. She has since read it again so she knows it well, and she...

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  • Praying over the Supreme Court’s health care decision

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 28, 2012 | 9:31 am

    As I suspect everyone knows, the big news this morning was the Supreme Court upheld Affordable Care Act as constitutional. Well, everyone except for CNN. You can read the full opinion here (PDF).

    Based on pictures and comments, it was quite the scene outside 1 First Street as...

  • Caught in a Maelstrom

    By Eric Silver

    August 14, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Brenner, a 57-year-old New York-born social worker, Reform Jew and feminist, is at the epicenter of the latest halachic earthquake shaking Israel. Her downstairs neighbor is Dov Dumbrovich, the Orthodox chairman of the local religious council, who is defying a Supreme Court ruling...

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