Who Gets Religious Exemptions And Why

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/172613472/172613469" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript


John Witte, director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University
Richard Garnett, professor, University of Notre Dame Law School

Under revised rules of the Affordable Care Act, religious groups can be exempt from paying their employees' insurance coverage for birth control. Religious exemptions are nearly as old as the nation and have been on the rise in recent decades.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.