Sunday, September 11, 2022

Religion and Alito’s time bomb

Andrew Koppelman

An irresponsible sentence that Justice Samuel Alito wrote eight years ago may now excuse religious people from nearly every legal obligation they have, so long as a hypothetical, nonexistent government program could substitute for it.

That became clear this week when Judge Reed O’Connor declared in Braidwood Management v. Becerra that employers with religious objections may offer health plans without drugs that prevent transmission of HIV, contraception, the HPV vaccine, and screenings and behavioral counseling for STDs and drug use.  

I explain in today's column at The Hill.

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