Majority of Americans oppose contraceptive ban, poll shows

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While the Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women, most Americans disagree.

According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Sunday ahead of the court’s decision, a majority of Americans say they oppose letting employers, based on that employer’s religious views, to exclude certain contraceptives from insurance coverage.

Of those responding, 53 percent said were in opposition of letting employers opt out, while 35 percent agreed and 12 percent said they didn’t know.

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