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  • Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has backed religious freedom, but whether the Supreme Court would favor the rights of businesses in Obamacare's contraception mandate is difficult to determine. (Associated Press)

    Supreme Court position on Obamacare birth control mandate a tough call

    When the Supreme Court next year decides whether the Obama administration can force for-profit companies to insure birth control, the punditry around abortion or the "war on women" will be overshadowed by legal precedent and acts by Congress that weigh religious liberty against government mandates, legal scholars say.

  • ** FILE ** Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. (AP Photo)

    Roberts strikes balance with 'tax' interpretation

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. ignored President Obama's words and thereby found a way to uphold the president's health care law in Thursday's Supreme Court ruling.

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