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Protestors fight against ruling at Warwick Hobby Lobby

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WARWICK, R.I. (WHDH) - A recent Supreme Court ruling sparked a protest outside of a Hobby Lobby in Warwick, Rhode Island on Saturday.

Protesters were fighting against a Supreme Court ruling that allows the retailer not to provide their employees with free birth control. They believe the decision violates the separation of church and state.

"Hobby Lobby is not a church and the Supreme Court was wrong in making that decision," said Nancy St. Germain of Warwick.

"Another example of the Supreme Court making the rights of companies more important than rights of people," said Carolyn Mark of the National Organization for Women.

Hobby Lobby has called the decision a "huge win."

Contraception is among a range of preventive services that must be provided at no extra charge under the health care law that President Obama signed in 2010. Nearly 30 million women receive birth control as a result of the health law, the government has said.

It was the first time that the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

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