After some notable 9 to 0 decisions this year, the nation’s highest court closed out its term with two big rulings that were anything but unanimous. Today it was all about a familiar 5 to 4 split -- with a conservative majority.
Supporters of religious freedom won big. The justices ruled private companies can seek a religious exemption from providing birth control under the Affordable Care Act. Does this boost to “corporate personhood” come at the expense of women’s health?Also in the winners column: public sector workers who want to opt out of unions. We’ll check the health of organized labor.
Later, the ethics of Facebook treating users like lab rats.