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Blumenthal Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Zubik v Burwell

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court remanded Zubik v. Burwell back to the lower courts for further proceedings:

“This ruling is a disservice to the countless women whose legal rights will be left in limbo. The Supreme Court missed an opportunity to make clear that no woman’s boss should be permitted to impose personal healthcare decisions on her and her family. Fortunately, the Court’s failure to resolve the issue leaves in effect lower court rulings across almost all the country that preserve the rights of women to contraceptive coverage. My hope is that all lower courts will now enforce access to contraceptive coverage that women are guaranteed by law.”