The scene outside the Supreme Court
Hobby Lobby supporters react to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Washington, DC. The high court ruled in a 5-4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby saying that some private companies can be exempted, on religious grounds, from health care reform's requirement that employer sponsored health insurance policies cover contraception. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images /June 30, 2014)
Gov. Martin O'Malley sharply criticized Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that certain corporations can cite religious grounds in refusing to pay for employee's contraception coverage.
The ruling, spurred by a lawsuit from Hobby Lobby, picks at one of the mandates of the Affordable Care Act.
"No woman should have her health care decisions made by her boss. Period. This decision is wrong and a setback for women’s health," the governor said in a tweet from his official account.
His statement comes as O'Malley is contemplating a campaign for president and has laid some of the groundwork by visiting early primary states over the past few years.
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