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Anti-abortion demonstrators wait for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case to be announced in Washington June 30, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Reactions very different to high court Hobby Lobby birth control ruling


Abortion opponents praised Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that owners of private companies can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires employers to provide insurance covering birth control for women.

But Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota pledges to make birth control available to women even if their employers' health plans will not pay.

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