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Education
5:22 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Mustang Schools Abandon Bible Curriculum Tied to Hobby Lobby President

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A one-year trial of Bible curriculum developed by the Green Scholars Initiative, a group affiliated with Hobby Lobby President Steve Green, has been abandoned by Mustang Public Schools.

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Arts & Culture
7:00 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Speaker Wants Religion Out of Government

Rob Boston.
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An author pushing for the separation of church and state is coming to Oklahoma.

KOSU's Danniel Parker reports on the visit of Rob Boston.

Rob Boston is speaking at Belle Isle Library tonight at 7 p.m.

Boston says separation of church and state is especially important to the overwhelmingly Christian and republican state of Oklahoma where he feels it's misinterpreted and exploited by state government.

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Law
6:44 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Hobby Lobby Ruling May Have Poked A Hole in The 'Corporate Veil'

Originally published on Wed August 6, 2014 9:47 am

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Politics
10:32 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Senate Democrats Aim To Overturn High Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

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Shots - Health News
10:40 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Most Employers See A Benefit In Covering Contraceptives

Originally published on Wed July 16, 2014 9:32 am

Despite questions raised by the Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case, women in most health plans will still be able to get their birth control covered with no out-of-pocket expenses.

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Politics
7:47 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Contraceptive Ruling Becomes Campaign Trail Flashpoint

Originally published on Thu July 10, 2014 11:30 am

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Democrats in the Senate have unveiled legislation to override the recent Supreme Court decision on contraceptives.

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In that decision, the court sided with the owners of Hobby Lobby, a chain of craft stores, ruling that many businesses do not have to pay for health insurance to cover contraceptives if they object on religious grounds.

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Politics
8:29 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Hobby Lobby Ruling Prompts Gay Rights Groups To Reject Prized Bill

Originally published on Wed July 9, 2014 10:39 pm

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23rd & Lincoln
8:40 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Examining the Hobby Lobby Ruling's Impact

Last week’s decision from the United States Supreme Court allowing Hobby Lobby to opt out of certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act could have long reaching implication.

The Journal Record’s Marie Price explains in this week’s 23rd and Lincoln.

You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol at jrlr.net.

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Law
1:25 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

What The Supreme Court Rulings Mean For Unions, Religious Freedom

Originally published on Tue July 1, 2014 2:20 pm

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Business
6:46 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

How Many Companies Will Be Touched By Court's Contraception Ruling?

The Supreme Court said protecting the free-exercise rights of owners of corporations, such as Hobby Lobby Stores, protects religious liberty.
Ed Andrieski AP

When the Supreme Court ruled Monday that "closely held" corporations don't have to pay for workers' contraception, you may have assumed the decision applied only to family-owned businesses.

Wrong. An estimated 9 out of 10 businesses are "closely held."

However, some benefits experts question just how many of those companies would want to assert religious views.

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