Critics of contraception mandate vow Supreme Court appeal

The requirement to include birth control in employees' healthcare plans applies to corporations, not the people who own them, the court said, so the owners could not sue based on their personal religious objections to birth control.

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The company had asked for a hearing before the full 3rd Circuit, but the court denied that request Wednesday.

“Every American, including family business owners, should be free to live and do business according to their faith," Alliance for Defending Freedom said in a statement vowing to appeal to the Supreme Court.