Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby to defy federal law requiring contraception coverage for employees, attorney says

The Oklahoma City-based retailer must provide insurance coverage for morning-after pills and week-after pills beginning Jan. 1 or face potential fines of up to $1.3 million per day.

BY DON MECOY Published: December 28, 2012
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Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby will defy a federal law that requires employee health care plans to provide insurance coverage for types of contraception that the firm’s owners consider to be “abortion-causing drugs and devices,” an attorney for the company said Thursday.

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