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Supreme Court: 'Closely-held corporations' exempt from birth control mandate

The Supreme Court has ruled that "closely held corporations" cannot be required to provide contraceptives to their employees, SCOTUSBlog reports. The Internal Revenue Service defines closely-held corporations as one that "has more than 50% of the value of its outstanding stock owned (directly or indirectly) by 5 or fewer individuals at any time during the last half of the tax year; and is not a personal service corporation."