'Bible Nation': How the Green family cornered the evangelical market
In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2014), the United States Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional a Health and Human Services regulation (under the Affordable Care Act) requiring owners of privately held companies to provide abortion-inducing drugs and devices to their employees. The case transformed the Green family, evangelical Christians who own 100 percent of Hobby Lobby, a nationwide chain of craft stores, and who have a net worth of $4.5 billion, into controversial public figures.