Hobby Lobby ruling welcomed by local Christian business owners

BY ABE LEVY : JUNE 30, 2014 : Updated: June 30, 2014 10:07pm

Religiously conservative business owners in San Antonio praised Monday’s Supreme Court ruling giving some for-profit companies exemptions from providing specific birth control insurance coverage, if they consider it a violation of their faith-based convictions.

The 5-4 decision along ideological lines came in response to challenges from retailer Hobby Lobby and another company, Conestoga Wood Specialties, opposing the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that businesses include contraception in their health insurance plans.

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