The case between the federal government and Oklahoma based retailer Hobby Lobby has been decided upon.

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling over whether the Christian-based company is required to provide contraception to their employees under the new healthcare law, even if it violates their religious beliefs.

The justices voted 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby.

The justices decided "closely held for-profit" companies can be exempt from the act's requirements. In the ruling, the Supreme Court decided that a company does have the right to religious freedom.

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