Last week Professor Paul Horwitz was interviewed by AL.com regarding two Supreme Court Cases: Sebelius, Sec. of H&HS v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius, Sec. of H&HS. Should corporations be able to opt out of providing free coverage for contraceptive services in their health insurance plans because of the religious beliefs of their owners?
“A major debate in American law, and American society too, is how to balance the conflict between liberty and equality, between universal nondiscrimination and full equal access to public and private services on the one hand, and individual rights of conscientious refusal on the other.”