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By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — Several U.S. Senate Democrats are fast-tracking a bill, the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act, they say will counter the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.
Those senators include Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Mark Udall, D-Colo.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 30 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that [...]