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Yesterday Governor Christie held an event in Keansburg, New Jersey where he opened the room for press questions. One of the topics discussed was the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Hobby Lobby where they will allow the large retailer to exclude birth control coverage from their employees’ health plans. This is a hot-button topic because birth control is something that the Affordable Care Act requires, but based on religious principles the Supreme Court made an exception for the store.

There are three Hobby Lobby locations throughout the Garden State and Christie commented on how this court ruling can impact New Jerseyans.

“Some people are very hot about this decision. One way or the other, happy or sad, like I said to you, first off I haven’t read the decision yet, and I eventually will, but even when I do, it’s not something that’s gonna, I think, significantly affect day-to-day life here in New Jersey,” he said.

Many are questioning why Christie isn’t taking a bigger stand on this topic if he is trying to move forward with presidential aspirations.

 

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