Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision that delivers a major victory for both religious freedom and freedom of conscience in America.
In Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s words:
Almost a decade ago, the Obama administration attempted to force employers, including religious nonprofits like the Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of nuns, to provide contraceptive coverage to their employees, in violation of their religious beliefs. . . .
Since Day One, the Trump Administration has sought to lift burdens on religious exercise for people of all faiths. As the Supreme Court has previously stated, protecting the ability of people to worship and live according to the dictates of their conscience is part of “the best of our traditions.” The Court’s decision today carries forward that noble tradition.