DECISION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DECISION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237949-79/meat-industry-rules-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237949-79/meat-industry-rules-court.html.csp">Appeals court upholds labels on meat packages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T14:36:02.317-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The meat industry has attempted to block the rules, which went into effect last year, saying they are costly and provide no health benefits to the consumer. The industry said in court that the rules go beyond what Congress intended and violate First Amendment rights to freedom of speech by forcing ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582379492014-07-29T14:36:02.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T14:36:02.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237949@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:36:02 MDT McDonald’s: Regulator says it’s a ‘joint employer’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237537-79/mcdonald-franchisees-joint-employer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237537-79/mcdonald-franchisees-joint-employer.html.csp">McDonald’s: Regulator says it’s a ‘joint employer’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T13:02:02.424-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s Corp. says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named a “joint employer” for workers in its franchisee-owned restaurants. The decision by the National Labor Relations Board was being closely watched because it could potentially expose McDonald’s to liability for the working conditions in its franchisees’ stores. In the U.S., the vast majority of McDonald’s more than 14,000 restaurants are owned and operated by franchisees. The same is true for many other...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582375372014-07-29T13:02:02.424-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T13:02:02.424-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237537@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:02:02 MDT Appeals court says St. Luke’s can run Saltzer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233612-79/luke-saltzer-court-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233612-79/luke-saltzer-court-health.html.csp">Appeals court says St. Luke’s can run Saltzer</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T15:19:29.606-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • One of Idaho’s largest health care providers can continue to operate Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group while it challenges a prior ruling that it broke antitrust laws in its buyout of Saltzer, according to a recent federal appeals court decision. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday the appeal is a top priority, the Idaho Statesman reported. Acknowledging that federal appeals cases usually take years to complete, the judges said they will schedule the case for the first open...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582336122014-07-28T15:19:29.606-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T15:19:29.606-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233612@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:19:29 MDT Saudi stock market to allow foreign investment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210610-79/saudi-foreign-market-arabia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210610-79/saudi-foreign-market-arabia.html.csp">Saudi stock market to allow foreign investment</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:21:01.821-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riyadh, Saudi Arabia • The Saudi government has approved a measure that will open the country’s stock market to direct foreign investment next year, news that sent the exchange surging Tuesday to its highest level in nearly seven years. The Tadawul All Share Index closed up nearly 3 percent. The Cabinet’s decision Monday, reported by the official Saudi Press Agency, paves the way for foreign financial institutions to directly buy and sell stocks listed on Saudi Arabia’s $530 billion Tadawul All ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582106102014-07-22T09:21:01.821-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T09:21:01.821-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210610@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:21:01 MDT Arabtec shares suspended on Dubai market http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194729-79/arabtec-shares-firm-dubai.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194729-79/arabtec-shares-firm-dubai.html.csp">Arabtec shares suspended on Dubai market</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AYA BATRAWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:43:02.33-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai, United Arab Emirates • The Dubai Financial Market suspended trading shares Thursday of the emirate’s largest construction company, Arabtec Holding, after rumors swirled that the firm’s biggest shareholder was in talks to sell off a large portion of his stake. The decision was announced on the market’s website following instructions from the United Arab Emirates’ Securities and Commodities Authority. The statement said the trading of Arabtec shares had been suspended pending clarification ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581947292014-07-17T11:43:02.33-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T11:43:02.33-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194729@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:43:02 MDT Utah Jazz: With LeBron’s decision, pieces start to fall into place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58174999-87/jazz-james-hayward-cap.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58174999-87/jazz-james-hayward-cap.html.csp">Utah Jazz: With LeBron’s decision, pieces start to fall into place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:08:36.269-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dennis Lindsey could have a busy couple of days. The Utah Jazz general manager has until Sunday at 9:59 p.m. MT to decide whether to match a max offer sheet for restricted free agent Gordon Hayward. Meanwhile, the NBA landscape has started to shift. The biggest domino, the one with four straight Finals appearances and a pair of MVP awards to go with his two championship rings, has finally fallen. Now the rest will follow. LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland sent shockwaves through...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174999@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:08:36 MDT Appeals court upholds EPA’s restraints on mining http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175317-79/epa-mining-court-appeals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58175317-79/epa-mining-court-appeals.html.csp">Appeals court upholds EPA’s restraints on mining</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:59:01.559-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the Obama administration’s environmental protections designed to reduce water pollution from mountaintop-removal coal mining. In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Environmental Protection Agency acted within its authority when it instituted two measures under the Clean Water Act that address damage from surface mining. Under a process set up in 2009, EPA began screening mining permit appli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581753172014-07-11T17:59:01.559-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T17:59:01.559-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175317@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:59:01 MDT Appeals court upholds EPA’s mining restraints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58174919-68/epa-mining-court-appeals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58174919-68/epa-mining-court-appeals.html.csp">Appeals court upholds EPA’s mining restraints</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T16:23:22.239-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 04:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the Obama administration’s environmental protections designed to reduce water pollution from mountaintop-removal coal mining. In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the Environmental Protection Agency acted within its authority when it instituted two measures under the Clean Water Act that address damage from surface mining. Under a process set up in 2009, EPA began screening mining permit appl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581749192014-07-11T16:23:22.239-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T16:23:22.239-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174919@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:23:22 MDT After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169864-90/jets-international-fighter-force.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169864-90/jets-international-fighter-force.html.csp">After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rebecca Robbins</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T19:36:46.018-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon said Tuesday that it has completed ground inspections of its fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighters but still had not decided whether the planes were ready for their much-anticipated international debut in two British air shows. The Marine Corps’ version of the fighter jet had been scheduled to fly before prospective international buyers at the Royal International Air Tattoo, which kicks off on Friday, and the week-long Farnborough Air Show, which starts next Monday. But ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169864@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:36:46 MDT Mormon, Catholic leaders in Utah laud Hobby Lobby ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58134601-78/church-catholic-religious-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58134601-78/church-catholic-religious-lds.html.csp">Mormon, Catholic leaders in Utah laud Hobby Lobby ruling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T07:51:47.466-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Several Utah faiths — including Catholicism, which opposes all forms of artificial birth control, and Mormonism, which does not — hailed Monday’s Supreme Court decision in Hobby Lobby’s favor as a clear victory for religious freedom. “In its ruling, the Supreme Court reaffirmed vital constitutional protections for our individual right to fully form our own conscience,” Bishop John C. Wester, leader of the state’s 300,000 Catholics, said in a statement. “The narrow ruling recognizes that private...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134601@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:51:47 MDT University of Utah to change its fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142445-78/song-utah-students-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142445-78/song-utah-students-university.html.csp">University of Utah to change its fight song</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T12:32:10.366-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 12:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After months of passionate debate among alumni, students and sports fans, University of Utah leaders announced Wednesday they’re changing the school’s iconic fight song to be more inclusive. The song “Utah Man” will undergo a number of revisions. The line “our coeds are the fairest” will be replaced with “our students are the finest,” and the line “no other gang of college men” will be replaced with “no rival band of college fans.” Also, the word “fan” will be added after the word “man” in pri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142445@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:32:10 MDT Letter: IUDs, emergency contraception not abortifacients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58142520-82/contraception-iuds-emergency-hobby.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58142520-82/contraception-iuds-emergency-hobby.html.csp">Letter: IUDs, emergency contraception not abortifacients</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T15:20:02.287-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 03:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a physician, I am deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to allow corporations like Hobby Lobby to deny their employees insurance coverage for certain contraceptive methods. I would like to address the misleading claims made by Hobby Lobby’s owners and by Utah Bishop John Wester (“Mormon, Catholic leaders in Utah laud Hobby Lobby ruling,” June 30), who is quoted saying that IUDs and emergency contraception cause abortions. No FDA-approved method of contraception—including IUDs a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142520@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:20:02 MDT Gov’t: Ruling backs nonprofits’ birth control plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58143028-68/religious-administration-government-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58143028-68/religious-administration-government-court.html.csp">Gov’t: Ruling backs nonprofits’ birth control plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T13:37:02.459-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 01:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration said Wednesday that the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the religious claims of Hobby Lobby and other for-profit businesses supports the government’s position in separate, ongoing disputes with religious-oriented nonprofit organizations. The administration urged the justices to deny a request from evangelical Wheaton College in Illinois that the government says would block its students and employees from free access to emergency contraceptives. The Justic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143028@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:37:02 MDT Pitts: A ‘narrow’ decision from the narrow-minded http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58141656-82/owned-deny-narrow-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58141656-82/owned-deny-narrow-court.html.csp">Pitts: A ‘narrow’ decision from the narrow-minded</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonard Pitts Jr.</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Miami Herald</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T11:15:09.579-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Relax. This is not a slippery slope. So Justices Samuel Alito writing for the majority and Anthony Kennedy writing in concurrence, take pains to assure us in the wake of the Supreme Court’s latest disastrous decision. The same august tribunal that gutted the Voting Rights Act and opened the doors for unlimited money from unknown sources to flood the political arena now strikes its latest blow against reason and individual rights. By the 5-4 margin that has become an too-familiar hallmark of a sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58141656@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:15:09 MDT Lowry: Supreme Court pursues its ‘war on women’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58137509-82/women-hobby-lobby-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58137509-82/women-hobby-lobby-court.html.csp">Lowry: Supreme Court pursues its ‘war on women’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T14:57:33.283-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It has long been suspected that the Supreme Court hates women, although it took the court’s 5-4 decision in the Hobby Lobby case to fully reveal its blatant misogyny. The court held that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act forbids the administration from forcing Hobby Lobby — an arts-and-crafts chain owned by evangelical Christians — to cover contraceptives that its owners object to on religious grounds (specifically, four drugs that it believes act as abortifacients). If you don’t see the an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137509@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:57:33 MDT News roundup: Mike Lee fears federal program for birth control http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58136460-64/trib-court-utah-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58136460-64/trib-court-utah-obama.html.csp">News roundup: Mike Lee fears federal program for birth control</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T07:46:29.32-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 07:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mike Lee: Obama will start program to pay for birth control. AG's office misses 10th Circuit deadline. Kate Kelly to appeal excommunication. Happy Tuesday. In the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision that the government can't force closely held companies to provide contraception coverage, Sen. Mike Lee says he's heard that President Barack Obama wants to start a new government program to cover birth control for workers who lose coverage because of the decision. Lee said the Health and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58136460@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:46:29 MDT Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58134868-68/health-women-religious-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58134868-68/health-women-religious-companies.html.csp">Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T20:45:24.283-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law. The justices’ 5-4 decision, splitting conservatives and liberals, means the Obama administration must search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under the healt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581348682014-06-30T20:45:24.283-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T20:45:24.283-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134868@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:45:24 MDT Fluke: The Hobby Lobby case is an attack on women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58136542-82/corporations-birth-care-control.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58136542-82/corporations-birth-care-control.html.csp">Fluke: The Hobby Lobby case is an attack on women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sandra Fluke</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T14:57:33.233-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled in the nationally followed Hobby Lobby case. The for-profit corporations that brought these cases to the Supreme Court — a craft store and a cabinet manufacturer — argued that the corporations’ religious convictions should excuse them from compensating their employees through the comprehensive health insurance required by law. Specifically, these private employers sought to exclude insurance coverage of several forms of birth control because, contrary to medica...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58136542@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:57:33 MDT Hatch applauds Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133139-90/act-alito-americans-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58133139-90/act-alito-americans-court.html.csp">Hatch applauds Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T21:35:53.959-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 09:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Sen. Orrin Hatch was the lead Republican sponsor of a 1993 federal law at the crux of the Supreme Court’s decision that closely held companies do not have to provide contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Associate Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which Hatch and the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., pushed through the Senate on a 97-3 vote, shows that Congress designed the law to provide “very broad protection for religious liberty...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133139@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:35:53 MDT For Immediate Release: InstaPunditry on the Hobby Lobby decision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58133957-82/hobby-lobby-court-supreme.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58133957-82/hobby-lobby-court-supreme.html.csp">For Immediate Release: InstaPunditry on the Hobby Lobby decision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T16:10:02.471-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">— Hobby Lobby ruling shows why employer-based health care should end — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial “Anything that stands in the way of the universal availability of medically sound methods of contraception stands in the way of the rights of women and, therefore, the rights of humanity. “And if, as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in the Hobby Lobby case, some corporations can refuse to cover medically sound methods of contraception by claiming the religious freedom of ‘persons,’ that is yet a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133957@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:10:02 MDT