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Alexander Statement on Supreme Court Agreement To Review Obamacare Religious Freedom Case

Tuesday, November 26, 2013Liz Wolgemuth 202-228-4729

MARYVILLE, Nov. 26 – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the senior Republican on the Senate health committee, today released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s announcement that it will review a mandate in Obamacare that requires business owners to offer employees reproductive services that violate the institutions’ religious beliefs:

“Requiring business owners to defy the basic tenets of their faiths shows a disturbing disregard for the Constitution’s protections of religious freedom, and I hope the Supreme Court agrees.”

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